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Noun: oppressiveness  u'pre-siv-nus or ow'pre-siv-nus
  1. A feeling of being oppressed
    - oppression, repressiveness
  2. Unwelcome burdensome difficulty
    - burdensomeness, heaviness, onerousness

Type of: depression, difficultness, difficulty, fix [informal], hole [informal], jam [informal], kettle of fish [informal], mess [informal], muddle [informal], pickle [informal]