Definitions for suppression

Definitions for (noun) suppression

Main entry: suppression, inhibition

Definition: (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires

Main entry: quelling, stifling, suppression, crushing

Definition: forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority

Usage: the suppression of heresy; the quelling of the rebellion; the stifling of all dissent

Main entry: curtailment, suppression

Definition: the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation

Usage: a suppression of the newspaper

Main entry: suppression

Definition: the failure to develop some part or organ

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