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Repress 1100 Words You Need Week 13 Day 4

Repress 1100 Words You Need

Repress 1100 Words You Need

/rɪˈpres/ (verb)

  1. to hide a feeling and not let it be expressed, curb actions that show feelings, keep inside, block, suppress, cut back, hold back, inhibit, keep a stiff upper lip, conceal
  2. to use force to control a group of people or an expression of people’s freedom, limit, restrain, hold back, overpower, dominate, subdue, subjugate, quell, crush:

India Ought to Repress the Urge to ‘Teach Pakistan a Lesson’

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/

Military police repressed protesters linked to the Free Pass Movement and arrested at least ten people on Thursday during the third protest against the increase in public transport taxes in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Source: https://www.telesurenglish.net/

But we have all heard that it is bad to repress our feelings—so what happens if a person intentionally suppresses his or her negative emotions on an ongoing basis? Work by psychologist Judith Grob of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands suggests that this suppressed negativity may “leak” into other realms of a person’s life.

Source: https://www.scientificamerican.com/

Antonym: express, reveal, make public, indulge

Noun: repression, repressibility

Adjective: repressible

French: réprimer

Farsi: سرکوب کردن

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