repression definition

  • noun:
    • The work of repressing or even the state of being repressed.
    • mindset The involuntary exclusion of painful impulses, desires, or concerns from aware brain.
    • The work of repressing; state of being repressed.
    • The involuntary getting rejected from consciousness of painful or disagreeable ideas, thoughts, feelings, or impulses.
    • The act of repressing, or state to be repressed.
    • whatever represses; check; restraint.
    • The work of repressing, restraining, or subduing: since, the repression of tumults.
    • what represses; check; restraint.
    • Power of repressing.
    • circumstances of forcible subjugation
    • (psychiatry) the ancient security mechanism that safeguards you from impulses or ideas that will trigger anxiety by stopping them from getting mindful
    • the act of repressing; control by keeping straight down

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