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Definition of suppression:

  1. The act of crushing or destroying; the act of holding back or retaining; concealment; stoppage; in gram., the omission, as of words.


self-command, curtailment, discretion, annihilation, self-restraint, suppressing, retrenchment, downsizing, overthrow, continence, obliteration, defeat, elimination, discipline, stifling, inhibition, overriding, quelling, destruction, reserve, refrainment, crushing, self-control.

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