repressive

adjective

re·​pres·​sive ri-ˈpres-iv How to pronounce repressive (audio)
: tending to repress or to cause repression
repressive psychological defenses

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“Repressive.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/repressive. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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