suppression


sup·pres·sion

noun \sə-ˈpresh-ən\

Definition of SUPPRESSION

: an act or instance of suppressing: as a : stoppage of a bodily function or a symptom <suppression of urine secretion> <suppression of a cough> b : the failure of development of a bodily part or organ c : the conscious intentional exclusion from consciousness of a thought or feeling—compare repression 2a

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