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1. repressing

adjective. ['riːˈprɛsɪŋ'] restrictive of action.

Synonyms

  • inhibitory
  • restrictive

Antonyms

  • unprotective
  • nonrestrictive
  • emancipative

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Words that Rhyme with Repressing

  • transgressing
  • progressing
  • expressing
  • distressing
  • compressing
  • suppressing
  • redressing
  • reassessing
  • professing
  • impressing
  • digressing
  • depressing
  • confessing
  • coalescing
  • acquiescing
  • stressing
  • recessing
  • possessing
  • oppressing
  • obsessing
  • addressing
  • dressing
  • caressing
  • blessing
  • blaesing
  • assessing
  • messing
  • lessing
  • hessing
  • guessing

Example sentences of the word repressing


1. Adjective
He explained how repressing thoughts of death can lead to such manifestations of this feeling.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Bottling up or repressing your feelings leads to explosions far beyond the situation at hand.

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