Synonyms of downtrodden in English:

downtrodden


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adjective

1‘they kept alive the spirit of a downtrodden nation during centuries of foreign occupation’

SYNONYMS
oppressed, subjugated, persecuted, subdued, repressed, tyrannized, ground down, crushed, enslaved, burdened, weighed down, exploited, disadvantaged, underprivileged, victimized, bullied, browbeaten, under the heel, powerless, helpless, prostrate
abused, misused, maltreated, ill-treated