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1. suppression

noun. ['səˈprɛʃən'] the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation.

Synonyms

  • curtailment

Antonyms

  • palingenesis
  • narrowing

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Rhymes with Suppression

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession

How do you pronounce suppression?

Pronounce suppression as səˈprɛʃən.

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Sentences with suppression


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is most likely caused by the disruption or suppression of the electrical activity of the muscle.

Quotes about suppression


1. A doctrine of expression rather than one of suppression makes a stronger appeal to man.
- Holly Estil Cunningham, An Introduction to Philosophy

2. suppression

noun. ['səˈprɛʃən'] (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires.

Synonyms

  • abstinence

Antonyms

  • constructive
  • cold

3. suppression

noun. ['səˈprɛʃən'] forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority.

Synonyms

  • crackdown
  • crushing
  • quelling
  • stifling
  • bar

Antonyms

  • allow
  • permit
  • unbar
  • unfasten

4. suppression

noun. ['səˈprɛʃən'] the failure to develop some part or organ.

Synonyms

  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • nonproliferation
  • decrement
  • non-proliferation
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