oppressively

All Adverb
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  • He knew and felt most oppressively that everything almost was against him. Cited from Amos Huntingdon, by T.P. Wilson
  • Up till now the weather had been clear but oppressively hot for this time of year. Cited from The Blazed Trail, by Stewart Edward White
  • Yet the day had been oppressively warm, and evening had brought no relief. Cited from The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories, by Algernon Blackwood
  • There was neither wind nor sun, but the air was almost oppressively pure. Cited from We and the World, Part I, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • Although the night was oppressively hot, these were only opened some four inches at top and bottom. Cited from The Devil Doctor, by Sax Rohmer
  • The air was oppressively hot, and the sea lay like lead. Cited from In Clive's Command, by Herbert Strang
  • Still, her heart would beat at times oppressively, as a doubt would steal over her mind. Cited from Lights and Shadows of Real Life, T.S. Arthur
  • The train had stopped again and the car was oppressively hot. Cited from The Man in Lower Ten, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • All was still, oppressively still; she could hear the pounding of her own heart. Cited from The Strange Case of Cavendish, by Randall Parrish
  • Evidently the residents found the climate too oppressively hot for church that Sunday morning. Cited from South African Memories, by Lady Sarah Wilson
  • Room for thirty more; the House not oppressively hot; numbers of women. Cited from Political Diary 1828-1830, Volume II, by Edward Law (Lord Ellenborough)
  • You, with your hundred thousand things to do, cannot conceive how oppressively dull my life was. Cited from The Four Feathers, by A. E. W. Mason
  • The day had been oppressively hot, but there were no immediate signs of a storm. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine Vol. XVII. No. 101. May, 1876, by Various
  • The night was oppressively warm, and the tall, narrow windows were thrown open. Cited from The Winning Clue, by James Hay, Jr.
  • He said nothing, only sat still a long time, and Barbara thought it was getting oppressively quiet. Cited from One of Life's Slaves, by Jonas Lauritz Idemil Lie
  • But so weak were the men that several were taken sick in coming down; the weather being oppressively hot. Cited from Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I., by Lewis and Clark
  • Here, where the winter cold is so piercing, it is oppressively hot in summer. Cited from From Pole to Pole, by Sven Anders Hedin
  • The river was yellow with mud, and the air oppressively hot and heavy. Cited from Captain Jinks, Hero, by Ernest Crosby
  • The weather was oppressively hot, nor do I remember to have suffered more from the sun than during this little journey. Cited from Recollections of Europe, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • The air was for a time oppressively hot and still. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
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Meaning of oppressively

  • adverb In a heavy and oppressive way
    it was oppressively hot in the office