Associations to the word «Suppression»


SUPPRESSION, noun. The act or instance of suppressing.
SUPPRESSION, noun. The state of being suppressed.
SUPPRESSION, noun. A process in which a person consciously excludes anxiety-producing thoughts, feelings, or memories.
SUPPRESSION ORDER, noun. A gag order.
SUPPRESSION ORDERS, noun. Plural of suppression order

Dictionary definition

SUPPRESSION, noun. The failure to develop some part or organ.
SUPPRESSION, noun. The act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation; "a suppression of the newspaper".
SUPPRESSION, noun. Forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent".
SUPPRESSION, noun. (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires.

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