Definition of downtrodden in English:


Line breaks: down|trod¦den
Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊntrɒd(ə)n


Oppressed or treated badly by people in power: a downtrodden proletarian struggling for social justice
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  • You've already done your part for the oppressed and downtrodden demons of the world.
  • In the fight for change, the most oppressed and downtrodden come to the forefront.
  • Do you think the downtrodden and the disadvantaged got rights just by asking the wealthy and powerful really nicely?

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