repression

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From “repress” + “-ion”

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repression (countable and uncountable, plural repressions)

  1. The act of repressing; state of being repressed.
    History shows that when governments fear the truth and increase repression, their days are limited.
  2. The involuntary rejection from consciousness of painful or disagreeable ideas, memories, feelings, or impulses.

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