What does suppression mean?

suppression in AZ Dictionary

(n) The act of suppressing.
(n) their state of being stifled.
(n) Psychiatry Conscious exclusion of unsatisfactory desires, ideas, or thoughts from the brain.

suppression in Community Dictionary

-n 1. an overly complicated, overly-syllabled exemplory instance of public protection radio jargon 2. a means of trying to appear wise and savvy whenever discussing the fire division or firefighters 3. one of the better reasons however to go back to 10-codes by Alease MeunierReport definition

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  • Synonym for "suppression"
    • obstruction, concealment, retention, repression, destruction
  • Phrases for "suppression"
    • unjust suppression, fire suppression, suppression tossing, suppression sweeps, crime suppression
  • Rhyme for "suppression"
    • Hessian, accession, aggression, compression, concession
  • Hypernym for "suppression"
    • restraint, abstinence, ontogeny, development, ontogenesis
  • Etymologically Related for "suppression"
    • suppress
  • Same Context for "suppression"
    • repression, abolition, extinction, destruction, prevention
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