repressed, past tense; represses, 3rd person singular present; repressing, present participle; repressed, past participle;
Subdue (someone or something) by force
the uprisings were repressed
Restrain or prevent (the expression of a feeling)
Isabel couldn't repress a sharp cry of fear
Suppress (a thought, feeling, or desire) in oneself so that it becomes or remains unconscious
the thought that he had killed his brother was so terrible that he repressed it
Inhibit the natural development or self-expression of (someone or something)
too much bureaucracy represses creativity
Prevent the transcription of (a gene)
put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
smother: conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
suppress: put out of one's consciousness
block the action of
(repressed) pent-up: characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions; "her severe upbringing had left her inhibited"; "a very inhibited young man, anxious and ill at ease"; "their reactions were partly the product of pent-up emotions"; "repressed rage turned his face scarlet"
(repressing) inhibitory: restrictive of action; "a repressive regime"; "an overly strict and inhibiting discipline"
"Repressed" is a single by Apocalyptica, released on May 19, 2006.
The act of repressing; To press again; To prevent forcefully an upheaval from developing further; Hence, to check; to keep back
(repressing) The application of pressure to a previously pressed and sintered powder metallurgy compact, usually for the purpose of improving some physical or mechanical property or for dimensional accuracy.
(Repression) occurs when someone cannot remember a past traumatic experience, while suppression is a conscious effort to do the same.
(Repression) inhibition of the transcription of a gene by the binding of a repressor protein (the product of a regulatory gene) to its promoter region (the transcription initiation site). ...
(Repression) A mechanism of psychological defense, which conceals certain drives deep within the unconscious mind. "The unconscious exclusion of painful impulses, desires, or fears from the conscious mind" (American Heritage Dictionary).
(repression) defence mechanism whereby memories, feelings or ideas associated with pain or guilt are blocked from conscious awareness.
(Repression) in psychology, the forcing of instincts or ideas painful to the conscious mind into the unconscious, where they continue to exercise influence.
(Repression) v. The defense mechanism that
(REPRESSION) Theory of forgetting where a person is more likely to forget information which is unpleasant or produces anxiety.
(Repression (active denial)) Banishing aspects of the conscious mind / being into the sub and unconsious states, generally without further inspection, understanding or analysis. An attempt at permanent dissociation from these aspects of being.
(Repression) A defense mechanism that involves blocking out traumatic memories or feelings, unconsciously, because you are not able or willing to deal with them.
(Repression) A psychoanalytical term closely associated with the work of Freud. Brands can forget or actively bury elements of their personalities that they find difficult to express at a certain time, or within a particular culture.
(Repression) Freudian mechanism by which unacceptable wishes and thoughts are banished from conscious awareness but continue to unconsciously and, thence, find expression in dreams and slips of the tongue, and sometimes in compulsive behavior, obsessive thoughts, and other forms of ...
(Repression) In psychology, a defense mechanism in which the person is unable to remember disturbing feelings, thoughts, or experiences.
(Repression) The most important form of defense mechanism, by which unsupportable motives, moods and suppositions are not taken into consciousness by a mostly unconscious process, or are split off.
(Repression) Thoughts, fantasies, memories, and impulses unconsciously kept from conscious awareness. Can easily be brought back up with hypnosis, if necessary.
(Repression) the ego's ridding itself of unacceptable desires and ideas by dumping them into unconsciousness. ...
(Repression) to put down and keep down by force any active general opposition or rebellion