repressiveness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

repressive +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

repressiveness (uncountable)

  1. The state or condition of being repressive.
    • 2007 February 11, Dan Bilefsky, “Spain Says Adiós Siesta and Hola Viagra”, in New York Times[1]:
      Sociologists say that an increased willingness to address sexual problems reflects Spain’s sexual liberation after the repressiveness of the Franco years.