oppressio etymology

Latin word oppressio comes from Latin premere, Latin premo (I press. I pursue.), Latin ob

Detailed word origin of oppressio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
premere Latin (lat)
premo Latin (lat) I press. I pursue.
ob Latin (lat) Against; facing. In the direction of, to, towards. On account of, according to, because of, due to, for (the purpose of).
pressus Latin (lat)
opprimo Latin (lat) (figurative) I crush, put down. I capture. I press down upon; I suppress.. I take by surprise.
oppressio Latin (lat) Oppression, overthrow, suppression. Pressing down.

Words with the same origin as oppressio

Descendants of ob
occidere occidi occisus oppidum