|1.||the act or process of repressing or the condition of being repressed|
|2.||psychoanal See suppression the subconscious rejection of thoughts and impulses that conflict with conventional standards of conduct|
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.