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Synonyms and Antonyms of repression

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repression

hypernym (repression IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (psychiatry) the classical defense mechanism that protects you from impulses or ideas that would cause anxiety by preventing them from becoming conscious (noun.process)
    (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires (noun.process)
     
  • a state of forcible subjugation (noun.state)
    forced submission to control by others (noun.state)
     
  • the act of repressing; control by holding down (noun.act)
    the activity of managing or exerting control over something (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from repression)

domain category (repression is domain category of ....)

  • (psychiatry) the classical defense mechanism that protects you from impulses or ideas that would cause anxiety by preventing them from becoming conscious (noun.process)
    the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders (noun.cognition)
     
hypernym derivation domain category control defence defence mechanism subjection subjugation keep down quash reduce repress subdue subjugate psychiatry psychological medicine psychopathology

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