Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Trodden down; trampled down; abused by superior power.

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  • verb oppress, suppress, exploit, persecute, step down on; put down; denigrate, subjugate
  • adjective downtrodden; abused by superior power

Etymologies

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From down- +‎ trod

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