Synonyms for Oppressively:

adv.

difficultly (adverb)
formidably, strenuously, toughly, tightly, ruggedly, Difficultly, adversely, knottily, complexly, cantankerously, laboriously, fussily, complicatedly, Grindingly, ticklishly, trickily, wearisomely, stressfully, toilsomely, roughly, onerously, contrarily.
painfully (adverb)
miserably, gruelingly, cruelly, hurtfully, excruciatingly, Insufferably, agonizingly, torturously, tryingly, bitterly, painfully, witheringly, unpleasantly, piercingly, horrendously, distressingly, irritatingly, annoyingly, aggravatingly, unbearably, stingingly, odiously, arduously, grievously, disagreeably, offensively, distressfully, gnawingly, bitingly, woefully, tormentingly, irksomely, smartingly, uncomfortably, troublesomely, achingly, sorely.
severely (adverb)
cuttingly, sharply, bleakly, fundamentally, acerbically, sternly, piquantly, demandingly, abruptly, precisely, ascetically, acutely, severely, intensely, Leanly, dourly, imperially, tartly, curtly, Acrimoniously, grimly, stringently, bluntly, critically, matter-of-factly, meticulously, briskly, intolerantly, shortly, keenly, basically, crisply, restrictively, hard, rigorously, brutally, harshly, frostily, sparely, exactingly, coolly, austerely, brusquely, strictly, caustically, Rawly, dryly, correctly, starkly, gruffly, icily.

adv

difficultly (adverb)
laboriously, severely, knottily, complicatedly, Grindingly, roughly, troublesomely, toughly, cantankerously, formidably, ruggedly, adversely, ticklishly, trickily, complexly, fussily, strenuously, toilsomely, tryingly, Difficultly, contrarily, onerously, stressfully, harshly, arduously, demandingly, tightly, wearisomely.
painfully (adverb)
witheringly, agonizingly, bitterly, bitingly, stingingly, gnawingly, tryingly, woefully, irritatingly, unpleasantly, acutely, smartingly, piercingly, arduously, uncomfortably, achingly, aggravatingly, horrendously, cruelly, torturously, Insufferably, offensively, odiously, troublesomely, grievously, disagreeably, irksomely, excruciatingly, distressingly, annoyingly, sorely, miserably, distressfully, hurtfully, gruelingly, painfully, unbearably, severely, tormentingly.
severely (adverb)
cuttingly, sharply, bleakly, fundamentally, acerbically, sternly, piquantly, demandingly, abruptly, precisely, ascetically, acutely, severely, intensely, Leanly, dourly, imperially, tartly, curtly, Acrimoniously, grimly, stringently, bluntly, critically, matter-of-factly, meticulously, briskly, intolerantly, shortly, keenly, basically, crisply, restrictively, hard, rigorously, brutally, harshly, frostily, sparely, exactingly, coolly, austerely, brusquely, strictly, caustically, Rawly, dryly, correctly, starkly, gruffly, icily.

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Other relevant words:
brutally.

Usage examples for oppressively

  1. The weather was oppressively hot, nor do I remember to have suffered more from the sun than during this little journey. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  2. " Tell me," she continued, sitting up a little and seeming to throw off the oppressively heavy spell of her environment, " who are the important people hereabouts?" – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory