Definition of Suppression. Meaning of Suppression. Synonyms of Suppression

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Definition of Suppression

Suppression
Suppression Sup*pres"sion, n. [L. suppressio: cf. F. suppression.] 1. The act of suppressing, or the state of being suppressed; repression; as, the suppression of a riot, insurrection, or tumult; the suppression of truth, of reports, of evidence, and the like. 2. (Med.) Complete stoppage of a natural secretion or excretion; as, suppression of urine; -- used in contradiction to retention, which signifies that the secretion or excretion is retained without expulsion. --Quain. 3. (Gram.) Omission; as, the suppression of a word. Syn: Overthrow; destruction; concealment; repression; detention; retention; obstruction.

Meaning of Suppression from wikipedia

- Suppression may refer to: Suppression of Communism Act Suppression order a type of censorship where a court rules that certain information cannot be published...
- Expressive suppression is the intentional reduction of facial expression of an emotion. It is a component of emotion regulation. Expressive suppression is a...
- Burst suppression is an electroencephalography (EEG) pattern that is characterized by periods of high-voltage electrical activity alternating with periods...
- Voter suppression is a strategy used to influence the outcome of an election by discouraging or preventing specific groups of people from voting. It is...
- Lactation suppression refers to the act of suppressing lactation by medication or other non pharmaceutical means. The **** may become painful when...
- Thought suppression is a psychological defence mechanism. It is a type of motivated forgetting in which an individual consciously attempts to stop thinking...
- The dissolution of the monasteries, occasionally referred to as the suppression of the monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes...
- Arc suppression is the reduction of sparks formed when current-carrying contacts are separated. The spark is a luminous discharge of highly energized...
- Suppression of an eye is a subconscious adaptation by a person's brain to eliminate the symptoms of disorders of binocular vision such as strabismus,...
- Play media Wildfire suppression is a range of firefighting tactics used to suppress wildfires. Firefighting efforts in wild land areas require different...