Origin of repression
Examples from the Web for repression
One road leads to freedom, sharing, and equality; the other to endless spying, a hierarchical structure, and repression.How Four Upstarts Built and Crashed the Anti-Facebook|Jake Whitney|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Underneath, however, lies the permanently molten lava of Scottish memory and its sense of English repression.
This is the latest example, he said, of the way the judiciary has been used to expand the repression of public criticism.Egyptian Court Hands Down Stiff Sentences for Al-Jazeera Journalists|Jesse Rosenfeld|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“If you want to talk about Molotov cocktails, I can talk about repression,” Klitschko responded.Ukraine Government and Opposition Clash, in Munich|Josh Rogin|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tsundue is the creation of exile, of repression, of a hopelessness that no foreign power any longer has the courage to recognise.
What we ought to do is to find points of contact, even at the cost of some repression of our own views and aims.Joyous Gard|Arthur Christopher Benson
In order to solve this conflict we must remember that there are two widely different kinds of repression.The Positive School of Criminology|Enrico Ferri
They required stronger powers of repression, more frequent holocausts, a more efficient inquisitorial police.History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth. Vol. III|James Anthony Froude
Repression is a process which begins in early childhood under the moral influence of environment; it continues throughout life.Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology|C. G. Jung
Rank here takes the place of virtue, and repression, its tool, takes the place of order.From the Oak to the Olive|Julia Ward Howe
British Dictionary definitions for repression
Word Origin and History for repression
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.