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The restraint, prevention, or inhibition of a feeling, quality, etc
“The two valences of withheld history and sexual repression intersect in the confession scene.”
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.”
“A society conditioned by violence and repression.”
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