The act of suppressing, or the state of being suppressed; repression; as, the suppression of a riot, insurrection, or tumult; the suppression of truth, of reports, of evidence, and the like.
- The act of suppressing.
- The state of being suppressed.
- Psychiatry Conscious exclusion of unacceptable desires, thoughts, or memories from the mind.
- Botany The failure of an organ or part to develop.