Definitions for suppression
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word suppression.
the failure to develop some part or organ
the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
"a suppression of the newspaper"
suppression, crushing, quelling, stiflingnoun
forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
"the suppression of heresy"; "the quelling of the rebellion"; "the stifling of all dissent"
(psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
The act or instance of suppressing.
The state of being suppressed.
A process in which a person consciously excludes anxiety-producing thoughts, feelings, or memories.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: suppression, Fr. suppressio, Lat. from suppress.
You may depend upon a suppression of these verses. Alexander Pope.
Suppression generally refers to the act of stopping, ending or preventing something from happening, being seen, or expressed. It can be used in various contexts such as in psychology (preventing emotions or desires from being expressed), in medical terms (halting the progression of a disease), or in politics (preventing opposition or rebellion).
the act of suppressing, or the state of being suppressed; repression; as, the suppression of a riot, insurrection, or tumult; the suppression of truth, of reports, of evidence, and the like
complete stoppage of a natural secretion or excretion; as, suppression of urine; -- used in contradiction to retention, which signifies that the secretion or excretion is retained without expulsion
omission; as, the suppression of a word
Suppression of an eye is a subconscious adaptation by a person's brain to eliminate the symptoms of disorders of binocular vision such as strabismus, convergence insufficiency and aniseikonia. The brain can eliminate double vision by ignoring the images of one of the eyes. This can lead to Amblyopia. During an eye examination, suppression may be evaluated with tests such as the Worth 4 dot test, and the 4 prism Base out test. Suppression may treated with vision therapy, though there is a wide range of opinions on long-term effectiveness between eye care professionals, with little scientific evidence of long-term improvement of suppression, if the underlying cause is not addressed.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Temporary or transient degradation by an opposing force of the performance of a weapons system below the level needed to fulfill its mission objectives.
Suppression vs. Repression -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Suppression and Repression.
the non-development of a part normally present.
The numerical value of suppression in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of suppression in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
What do you gain, Soviet Union, from this miserable policy Where is your decency Would it be a disgrace for you to give up this battle (On suppression of freedom for Jews in the USSR)
I would be very hesitant to say that the child will be completely off all immune suppression, because this technique only takes care of the T cells, of the thymic cells, immunity is also mediated by antibodies by the humoral cells, which require a completely different mechanism of immune suppression.
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.
Among all the tragic consequences of depression and war, this suppression of personal self-expression through one's life work is among the most poignant.
All of these voter suppression laws saying we've got to have voter ID laws because if we don't they might vote twice. Are you kidding? Have you been in America these last several years? It's hard enough to get people to vote once, let alone twice, in a moment when they’re trying to make voting harder and harder — trying to cut down early voting, because they saw your strength. Dealing with these voter ID laws, this is not about voter verification, this is about voter suppression. They’re still playing the same games.
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