Repression



noun
1.
the act of repressing; state of being repressed.
2.
Psychoanalysis. the rejection from consciousness of painful or disagreeable ideas, memories, feelings, or impulses.
noun
1.
the act or process of repressing or the condition of being repressed
2.
(psychoanal) the subconscious rejection of thoughts and impulses that conflict with conventional standards of conduct See suppression (sense 2)

repression re·pres·sion (rĭ-prěsh’ən)
n.

The act of repressing or the state of being repressed.

The unconscious exclusion of painful impulses, desires, or fears from the conscious mind.

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