Synonyms for suppression

Grammar : Noun
Spell : suh-presh-uh n
Phonetic Transcription : səˈprɛʃ ən

Définition of suppression

Origin :
  • 1520s, from Latin suppressionem (nominative suppresio), noun of action from past participle stem of supprimere (see suppress).
  • noun abolition
Example sentences :
  • But Mr. Wititterly's feelings were beyond the power of suppression.
  • Extract from : « The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby » by Charles Dickens
  • Her affection for her children was expressed by the suppression of all signs of anxiety.
  • Extract from : « Under Western Eyes » by Joseph Conrad
  • Suppression: the non-development of a part normally present.
  • Extract from : « Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology » by John. B. Smith
  • At last their violence arose to a height which brought on their suppression.
  • Extract from : « A Tour in Ireland » by Arthur Young
  • The business was stated to be the suppression of Popery and the healing of the jars of the Church.
  • Extract from : « Andrew Melville » by William Morison
  • Turgot demanded the suppression of this declaration of intolerance.
  • Extract from : « Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3) » by John Morley
  • The popular preachers vanished also on the suppression of the movement.
  • Extract from : « German Culture Past and Present » by Ernest Belfort Bax
  • Its suppression is asked for, as I have said, to give peace and security to slaveholders.
  • Extract from : « My Bondage and My Freedom » by Frederick Douglass
  • There is no stinting of the epic proportions or suppression of the epic devices.
  • Extract from : « Epic and Romance » by W. P. Ker
  • Benezet was primarily interested in the suppression of the slave trade.
  • Extract from : « The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917 » by Various

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