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1. suppressed

adjective. ['səˈprɛst'] held in check with difficulty.

Synonyms

  • smothered
  • strangled
  • inhibited

Antonyms

  • publicised
  • published
  • heralded
  • advertised

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Words that Rhyme with Suppressed

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  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
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Example sentences of the word suppressed


1. Verb, past participle
Certain medications may contribute to oral thrush as well as having a suppressed immune system.

2. Verb, past tense
Silymarin also restored antioxidant status that was depleted by the toxin and suppressed precancerous activity in kidney cells.

Quotes containing the word suppressed


1. ... how terrible is the pain of the mind and heart when the freedom of mankind is suppressed!
- E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

2. As in all infant sciences, the universal habit of the human mind - to take a partial or local truth, generalise it unduly and try to explain a whole field of nature in its narrow terms - runs riot here (in psychoanalysis). Moreover, the exaggeration of the importance of suppressed sexual complexes is a dangerous falsehood.
- Sri Aurobindo, Integral Yoga: Teaching and Method of Practice

3. ...they needed someone to explain, to spin, the parts of the tale that couldn't be suppressed. Someone reputable and educated. Someone brilliant yet absolutely committed to the faith. Someone like my father.
- Martha N. Beck

2. suppressed

adjective. ['səˈprɛst'] kept from public knowledge by various means; .

Synonyms

  • unreleased
  • hushed-up
  • quelled
  • burked
  • squelched

Antonyms

  • unmitigated
  • bare
  • unreserved
  • unrestrained

3. suppressed

adjective. ['səˈprɛst'] manifesting or subjected to suppression.

Antonyms

  • promulgated
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