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  Definition of suppression
  1. (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
  2. forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority; "the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"
  3. the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation; "a suppression of the newspaper"
  4. (botany) the failure to develop of some part or organ of a plant
Similar Words: inhibition, crushing, quelling, stifling, curtailment

 

Hyponyms: crackdown

 

Derivational Morphology: suppress, repress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb, smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, squelch, quell, quench, oppress, crush, restrain, keep, keep back, hold back, bottle up

 

 
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