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Meaning:
airless

not having (enough) fresh air

without fresh air

bossy

taking too much pleasure in giving orders

domineering

cheerless

gloomy, miserable

depressing, unhappy

cumbersome

heavy and awkward to carry

clumsy, awkward

despotic

of or like a despot

dictatorial

dismal

sad, gloomy; miserable

bleak, dreary, gloomy

dreary

dull; uninteresting; gloomy

gloomy, lifeless

exacting

needing a lot of (mental or physical) effort

demanding

funereal

suitable for a funeral; sad and gloomy

depressing

grievous

severe

severe, painful; serious

humid

(especially of air, climate) damp

very damp, referring to weather

imperious

showing too much pride in oneself, especially that one is superior to others

bossy, overbearing

insupportable

intolerable

unbearable

let-down

to disappoint (a person), be unreliable

sad

muggy

(of the weather etc) unpleasantly damp and warm

humid

onerous

needing much effort

difficult; requiring hard labor

overbearing

forcing others to do what one wants

arrogant, domineering

overcast

(of the sky) darkened by clouds

cloudy, darkened

ponderous

slow and heavy; (of written style) serious and dull

heavy, cumbersome

rigorous

careful and determined; harsh; severe

severe; exact

severe

serious and strict; not kind; (of the weather, attacks of disease etc) strong, extreme; making great demands on skill, ability, patience etc

uncompromising, stern

strict

very serious about good behaviour; clear and exact

authoritarian

sultry

(of the atmosphere, the weather) hot, heavy and uncomfortable; (of a person's look etc) passionate

hot and humid

sweltering

uncomfortably hot

very hot

tiresome

annoying

irritating, exasperating

totalitarian

of, concerning, a political system with only one political party allowed

dictatorial

troublesome

causing worry, unhappiness, difficulty

bothersome, worrisome

trying

causing tiredness, exhaustion, impatience etc

difficult, bothersome

unbearable

that cannot be borne or tolerated

very bad; too much

undemocratic

not democratic

dictatorial

unendurable

not durable

unbearable

unhappy

not happy

sad

unmitigated

complete; absolute

absolute, pure

OPPRESSIVE as in Wiktionary
OPPRESSIVE as in Wikipedia