noun. ['riːˈprɛʃən'] a state of forcible subjugation.
Words that Rhyme with Repression
Example sentences of the word repression
1. Noun, singular or mass
Like the repression, this extravagance was also seen as a product of close ties with the west.
Quotes containing the word repression
1. Stalinism is linked with a cult of personality and massive violations of the law, with repression and camps. There is nothing like that in Russia and, I hope, will never again be.
- Vladimir Putin
noun. ['riːˈprɛʃən'] the act of repressing; control by holding down.
noun. ['riːˈprɛʃən'] (psychiatry) the classical defense mechanism that protects you from impulses or ideas that would cause anxiety by preventing them from becoming conscious.
- defense reaction
- defence mechanism
- defence reaction