1. Dominating harshly: Imposing a harsh or cruel form of domination.
2. Highly stressful: Exerting a worrying, troubling, or burdensome pressure on somebody.
3. Stifling: So hot and humid as to make people feel tired, irritable, or sluggish.
An oppressive regime.
ayon kay Jafje ika-31 ng Marso, 2007