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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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Words that Rhyme 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

Example sentences of the word suppression


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

Quotes containing the word 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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