Synonyms for Repression:
n.storm, conquer, besiege, subjugate, invade, subdue, suppress, annex, seize, occupy. emotionless, blank, impassive, crackdown, passive, restrained, controlled, unresponsive, win, clampdown, undemonstrative, unemotional, neutral, continue. •constraint (noun)
oppression, restraint, suppression, control.
dispute, fight, counterattack, friction, counteraction, obstruction, adversary, obstinacy, impediment, defiance, suppression, antagonism, confrontation, challenge, objection, resistance, inhibition, disagreement, opposition, contradiction, protest, conflict, repulsion, rebuff, hindrance, interference.
crackdown, clampdown. restraint. •Other relevant words:
invade, unemotional, seize, control, crackdown, blank, annex, undemonstrative, win, oppression, controlled, subdue, restraint, subjugate, storm, besiege, unresponsive, occupy, clampdown, restrained, neutral, continue, emotionless, suppress, conquer, impassive, passive.
Usage examples for repression
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