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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suppressedadjective

    kept from public knowledge by various means;

  2. suppressedadjective

    manifesting or subjected to suppression

    "a suppressed press"

  3. smothered, stifled, strangled, suppressedadjective

    held in check with difficulty

    "a smothered cough"; "a stifled yawn"; "a strangled scream"; "suppressed laughter"


  1. suppressed

    Suppressed generally refers to the act of forcibly putting an end to or preventing something from happening. It commonly relates to actions, emotions, information, or aspects of identity being consciously withheld, restrained, or muted either by an individual, group, or an entity such as a government or organization. It can also refer to the controlling or reducing of something such as a disease or a chemical reaction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suppressed

    of Suppress

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suppressed in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suppressed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of suppressed in a Sentence

  1. Viljami Salmela:

    The contrast was suppressed by roughly 20% among non-depressed subjects, while the corresponding figure for depressed patients was roughly 5%.

  2. Onyeama Nwachukwu:

    There was an attack this morning at the camp by the militants, but the military has suppressed it at the moment.

  3. The CPAC spokesman:

    Facebook appears to have conducted an investigation of itself that does not meet minimum standards of accuracy or basic explanations detailing what exactly happened with suppressed CPAC coverage.

  4. Bertrand Russell:

    The practical objection to Puritanism, as to every form of fanaticism, is that it singles out certain evils as so much worse than others that they must be suppressed at all costs. The fanatic fails to recognise that the suppression of a real evil, if carried out too drastically, produces other evils which are even greater.

  5. Leo Varadkar:

    The point we'd like to get to later in the year - hopefully later in the summer - is being able to travel point to point from Ireland to other countries where they have successfully suppressed the [COVID-19] virus, that's a bit away yet.

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