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    suppression

    suppression - Dictionary definition and meaning for word suppression

    Definition
    (noun) the failure to develop some part or organ Definition
    (noun) the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
    Synonyms : curtailment
    Example Sentence
    • a suppression of the newspaper
    Definition
    (noun) forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
    Synonyms : crushing , quelling , stifling
    Example Sentence
    • the suppression of heresy
    • the quelling of the rebellion
    • the stifling of all dissent
    Definition
    (noun) (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
    Synonyms : inhibition
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