These changes at home initially make him redouble the repression of his family.
Underneath, however, lies the permanently molten lava of Scottish memory and its sense of English repression.
But inside Libya, as the world has now seen, he resorts to the ultimate levels of brutality and repression.
Even with these new measures that smack of authoritarianism, there is no comparison with the level of repression in Gaza.
Brooks is eager to explain, not without evidence, that repression of this kind has been the other way around.
No repression, nor polite self-abnegation from Sandford this time; just plain, frank exultation and pride of achievement.
Threats of repression were answered by the formation of secret societies.
repression and reproof, and Page 61 thwarting of the child's will, and coaxing and entreaty must cease.
In 1820 that Society was emerging from a period of tribulation and repression.
The accumulated bitterness of years of repression spoke in the taunt.
late 14c., noun of action from repress (v.), or else from Medieval Latin repressionem (nominative repressio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin reprimere. Psychological sense is from 1908; biochemical sense is from 1957.
repression re·pres·sion (rĭ-prěsh'ən)
The act of repressing or the state of being repressed.
The unconscious exclusion of painful impulses, desires, or fears from the conscious mind.