Definition of oppressively in English:

oppressively

adverb

See oppressive

  • ‘Hanoi is oppressively hot in July and August but pleasant in October and November, while Ho Chi Minh City's rainy season typically lasts from May to November.’
  • ‘And it has been incredibly, horribly, oppressively hot.’
  • ‘Anyway, as we know, the word ‘sultry’ isn't confined to describing oppressively hot and damp weather.’
  • ‘As summer approached, our room in Wilde Street became oppressively hot.’
  • ‘I loved the camera work in this film; it's oppressively claustrophobic, making for a grim and ugly take on urban life.’

Pronunciation

oppressively

/əˈprɛsɪvli/