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Synonyms for repress

Synonyms for repress

to hold (something requiring an outlet) in check

Synonyms for repress

put down by force or intimidation

put out of one's consciousness

block the action of

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Yung may attempt to repress the messenger, but you cannot suppress the message.
We learn to repress them because they are the antithesis of what it means to be masculine.
Anderson acknowledged that his findings don't prove or disprove claims of repressed or recovered memories associated with emotional experiences, and he said more research is needed to determine if the same mechanism that helped research subjects block their memory of random, neutral words also helps repress traumatic memories.
According to Boker, all three authors, in response to real emotional losses, "mastered a stylistic technique that functions defensively to repress the male adolescent's grief from loss, emotional deprivation, and disillusionment in the heroic paternal ideal.
In a statement, de Lima said some people were trying to 'dilute' the spirit of Edsa while trying to repress democracy.
Entitled "The Persecution of the Christian Churches," the installment outlined the Nazi plan to repress and ultimately abolish Christianity in order to establish a national religion devoted to the Reich.
I never forgot this memory, nor did I repress it," she told a colleague years later, "and even though it affected me deeply, I chose to leave it in my past.
He also explores how people forget things and sometimes repress memories.
However, I hav e to question any movement that seeks to repress the display of 'In God We Trust' posters but strikes a free-speech pose when it comes to protecting children from potentially inappropriate Web content.
Yet like many veterans of that ignoble war, he would later repress its memory as he pursued a career in journalism and publishing.
His Administration has shown it is willing and eager to do business, no matter how Chinese leaders repress religious expression and free speech, round up protesters, jail human-rights workers who have the temerity to document the dead at Tiananmen Square, persecute labor organizers, force women to have abortions against their will, torture Prisoners behind bars, subjugate Tibet--the list goes on and on.
I just don't see why we're taught to be embarrassed or ashamed of our sexuality, or to take these parts of ourselves that are so human and so healthy and repress them.
If Clinton has become an abusive father, they have become his whipped wife and children, eager to repress ugly and uncomfortable fears - not simply about Broaddrick but about all the values and ideals which the president claims to hold.