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self-suppression

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  • She wanted to ask again when she was eleven, but she'd begun that process of self-suppression.

    The Dummy's Guide to Marriage Proposals

  • The language enabling her to speak was also a kind of self-suppression.

    Nancy Spero: no pity

  • She shows how, despite much self-sacrifice and self-suppression, Alice Gibbens actually survived, almost thrived in this role.

    The Admirable Mrs. James

  • Once this phrase takes root in the American psyche it will by its very nature induce a self-suppression of the American peoples basic right of Free Speech.

    Think Progress » Fox News Pushing “Criminalization of Politics” Talking Point

  • This young fellow held his life in his hands, as it were — one of the great army who made their living out of self-suppression and respectability, with a hundred ready to step into his shoes at his first slip.

    The White Monkey

  • Thus the reader would see the world through her eyes, but somehow see her too, despite her efforts at self-concealment and self-suppression, in ways she could not see herself.

    The Master

  • The cruel necessity of self-suppression was present to his mind, while the tears were pouring over his cheeks.

    Armadale

  • In a state of self-suppression, he went through into the garden.

    The Prussian Officer and Other Stories

  • It requires an inordinate amount of energy, of course, to maintain the stern rigidities of self-suppression and constriction.

    Explorers Of Gor

  • This process was not one of self-suppression, but instead the development of the ability to withdraw from those situations where intolerable stresses might develop.

    A Renegade Psychiatrist's Story

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