repression


re·pres·sion

noun \ri-ˈpresh-ən\

Definition of REPRESSION

1
: the action or process of repressing <gene repression>
2
a : a process by which unacceptable desires or impulses are excluded from consciousness and left to operate in the unconscious—compare suppression c b : an item so excluded

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