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Perfect passive participle of opprimō.


oppressus (feminine oppressa, neuter oppressum); first/second-declension participle

  1. suppressed; surprised, captured; crushed


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative oppressus oppressa oppressum oppressī oppressae oppressa
Genitive oppressī oppressae oppressī oppressōrum oppressārum oppressōrum
Dative oppressō oppressō oppressīs
Accusative oppressum oppressam oppressum oppressōs oppressās oppressa
Ablative oppressō oppressā oppressō oppressīs
Vocative oppresse oppressa oppressum oppressī oppressae oppressa


  • oppressus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • oppressus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to keep the citizens in servile subjection: civitatem servitute oppressam tenere (Dom. 51. 131)
    • (ambiguous) to be overcome by sleep: somno captum, oppressum esse
    • (ambiguous) to have pressing debts: aere alieno oppressum esse