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  Definition of repression
  1. the act of repressing; control by holding down; "his goal was the repression of insolence"
  2. (psychiatry) the classical defense mechanism that protects you from impulses or ideas that would cause anxiety by preventing them from becoming conscious
  3. a state of forcible subjugation; "the long repression of Christian sects"
Derivational Morphology: repress, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce

 

Anagrams: oppression, Proserpine

 

 
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