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Overview of noun repression

The noun repression has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) repression

(a state of forcible subjugation; "the long repression of Christian sects")

2. repression

((psychiatry) the classical defense mechanism that protects you from impulses or ideas that would cause anxiety by preventing them from becoming conscious)

3. repression

(the act of repressing; control by holding down; "his goal was the repression of insolence") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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