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Noun
The restraint, prevention, or inhibition of a feeling, quality, etc.
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“The two valences of withheld history and sexual repression intersect in the confession scene.”
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The action of subduing someone or something by force
“Violence and repression work to desensitize people, leaving only a numbing wish to forget what is happening all about them.”
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
“A society conditioned by violence and repression.”
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A series of severe measures to restrict undesirable or illegal people or behaviour
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The exercise of power or influence over someone or something, or the state of being so controlled
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The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery
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Protective activity
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The action of confining or state of being confined
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The state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happening around one
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A restriction on the size or amount of something permissible or possible
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An unjust or unfair act
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