Definition Of suppression


the action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication.

the forcible suppression of campus protests

Example Of suppression

  • A major component of codependence is emotional repression and suppression .

  • Add to that high rates of illiteracy, the hypocrisy of the governmental media, the weakness of civil society and state suppression of the opposition parties.

  • As an indicator of forcible suppression it often appears in charts associated with assassinations (but not necessarily for the actual moment of such deeds).

  • Boucher said the government's continued intimidation and repression of the opposition and its violent suppression of peaceful public protests were not conducive to beginning a dialogue.

  • Butcher concedes that the degree of suppression is relatively small.

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