Synonyms and Antonyms of repression
the checking of one's true feelings and impulses when dealing with others psychologists talking about the repression of anger and how it affects one's health Synonyms of repression continence, discipline, discretion, inhibition, refrainment, constraint, reserve, restraint, self-command, self-control, self-restraint, suppressionWords Related to repression command, control, mastery, possession; self-censorship, self-containment, self-denial, self-discipline, self-government, self-mastery, will, willpower; composure, self-poise, self-possession; aloofness, detachedness, distance; bashfulness, modesty, shyness; reticence, silence, taciturnityNear Antonyms of repression self-abandonment, uninhibitedness; unrestrainedness; gratification, indulgence, overindulgence, self-indulgence; bluntness, candor, frankness; immoderacy, intemperanceAntonyms of repression disinhibition, incontinence, unconstraint
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