HyperDic: suppression

English > 4 senses of the word suppression:
NOUNprocesssuppressionthe failure to develop some part or organ
actsuppression, curtailmentthe act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
actsuppression, crushing, quelling, stiflingforceful prevention
actsuppression, inhibition(psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires / desires
suppression > pronunciation
Soundssahpreh'shahn
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English > suppression: 4 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe failure to develop some part or organ.
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
English > suppression: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation.
Example"a suppression of the newspaper"
Synonymcurtailment
BroaderrestraintThe act of controlling by restraining someone or something
Spanishsupresión
Catalansupressió
Verbssuppressto put down by force or authority
English > suppression: 4 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningforceful prevention; putting down by power or authority.
Example"the suppression of heresy"
Synonymscrushing, quelling, stifling
Narrowercrackdownseverely repressive actions
Broaderprevention, barThe act of preventing / preventing
Spanishrepresión, supresión
Catalanrepressió, supressió
Verbssuppressto put down by force or authority
suppresscome down on or keep down by unjust / unjust / unjust use of one's authority
English > suppression: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires / desires.
Synonyminhibition
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
BroaderabstinenceAct or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
Spanishcohibición, inhibición
Catalancohibició, inhibició
Verbssuppressput out of one's consciousness

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