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Synonyms for repression

Synonyms for repression

sudden punitive action

Words related to repression

a state of forcible subjugation

(psychiatry) the classical defense mechanism that protects you from impulses or ideas that would cause anxiety by preventing them from becoming conscious

the act of repressing

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Everything seems quiet now, but those people are preparing some move of general repression.
He also said that killings and repression were breaking all records in Kashmir and urged both the countries to engage in dialogue before the situation goes out of their hands.
2 - Wikimedia commons WASHINGTON - 5 January 2018: The US Department of the Treasury imposed Friday sanctions on four Venezuelan government officials over links to corruption and repression in Venezuela.
WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (KUNA) -- The US issued sanctions against four Venezuelan government officials tied to corruption and repression in the South American country.
According to reporter , Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said the employees are an educated lot and important opinion makers of the Kashmiri society and choking their voice by issuing dictatorial gags is another form of state repression, and the victims this time are the Kashmiri employees.
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga apologized on behalf of the Government of Mongolia and bowed down to the families, friends and relatives of the political repression victims.
Yung political repression dyan si Lorenzana (Lorenzana symbolizes political repression),' said Luigi Almuena, lead artist and spokesperson of UGATLahi Artist Collective.
In Egypt, protest and repression spark off from one another.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Those who would like to exert pressure in a country like Turkey that has nominal democratic order or institutions feel that they should, before making an attempt of exerting such pressure, define a social group as a threat to justify their repression.
Militant lawmakers yesterday said the vestiges of repression and militarization under martial law have not been totally eradicated and instead expanded in many parts of the country.
The War on Sex: Western Repression From the Torah to Victoria
La valeur de la marchandise non facturee et exposee a la vente sur les differents marches et dans les locaux commerciaux de la wilaya d'Alger a depasse, durant le mois de juillet dernier, 4 milliards de dinars, selon un bilan d'activites des equipes de controle de la qualite et de la repression des fraudes publie sur le site de la Direction du commerce.
Summary: Former interior minister under Tunisia's ousted president Ben Ali, jailed for repression of anti-government protests, is freed from prison.
The 3D structure for the malaria parasite genome revealed one major repression center.