Usage examples for repression

  1. Such repression had been needed, and had been perhaps salutary, but it had not left behind it much affection. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. The legislators who authorised its establishment, prescribed as little as possible: all beyond the repression of crime was hidden from their eyes. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  3. The original in him was thus constantly repressed, and he suffered from the natural consequences of repression – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald