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The restraint, prevention, or inhibition of a feeling, quality, etc.
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“After the shock he felt at his sister's marriage, his life was dominated by a paralyzing repression of his feelings.”
The action of quashing or stamping out something
“The brutal measures imposed by the interventionists were in keeping with Metternich's policy of total repression of any word or deed that smacked even slightly of liberalism.”
Forceful domination or subjugation of someone or a group
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“The armed forces must not continue to be, as they have been up till now, an instrument in the repression of the people.”
The action of inhibiting or putting an end to a process or progress
The state or fact of being enslaved or dominated over
A limiting condition or measure
A psychological strategy to cope or protect oneself
An unjust or unfair act
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