Repression Definition

rĭ-prĕshən
noun
A repressing or being repressed.
Webster's New World
The mechanism by which ideas, impulses, etc. are repressed.
Webster's New World
The unconscious exclusion of painful impulses, desires, or fears from the conscious mind.
American Heritage Medicine
Something repressed in this way.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Repression

Noun

Singular:
repression
Plural:
repressions

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