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self-repression

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Repression of self; the holding of one's self in the background.

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Examples

  • Ultimately it will come out in some channel, either inwardly on themselves in the manner of serious self-repression, self-loathing and fear, or outwardly in the shape of blind rage and violence, against themselves and against others, including women and girls.

    Kevin Powell: An Open Letter To Chris Brown

  • Ultimately it will come out in some channel, either inwardly on themselves in the manner of serious self-repression, self-loathing and fear, or outwardly in the shape of blind rage and violence, against themselves and against others, including women and girls.

    Kevin Powell: An Open Letter To Chris Brown

  • Ultimately it will come out in some channel, either inwardly on themselves in the manner of serious self-repression, self-loathing and fear, or outwardly in the shape of blind rage and violence, against themselves and against others, including women and girls.

    Kevin Powell: An Open Letter To Chris Brown

  • Ultimately it will come out in some channel, either inwardly on themselves in the manner of serious self-repression, self-loathing and fear, or outwardly in the shape of blind rage and violence, against themselves and against others, including women and girls.

    Kevin Powell: An Open Letter To Chris Brown

  • Ultimately it will come out in some channel, either inwardly on themselves in the manner of serious self-repression, self-loathing and fear, or outwardly in the shape of blind rage and violence, against themselves and against others, including women and girls.

    Kevin Powell: An Open Letter To Chris Brown

  • At this point, a psychoanalyst might inquire whether his self-disappearance weren't merely self-repression.

    Life in the Woods

  • Ultimately it will come out in some channel, either inwardly on themselves in the manner of serious self-repression, self-loathing and fear, or outwardly in the shape of blind rage and violence, against themselves and against others, including women and girls.

    Kevin Powell: An Open Letter To Chris Brown

  • Ultimately it will come out in some channel, either inwardly on themselves in the manner of serious self-repression, self-loathing and fear, or outwardly in the shape of blind rage and violence, against themselves and against others, including women and girls.

    Kevin Powell: An Open Letter To Chris Brown

  • And perhaps I cannot better end these hesitating words than with that tribute from one who called this master, friend, and whose lament cried in the night with more of depth and passion than Alfred Noyes is wont in his self-repression to voice:

    DARKWATER

  • They are repressing themselves because they are gay … and then the logical consequence for that self-repression is to join a party that rejects homosexuality.

    … the Hell? Republican sex scandals « Skulls in the Stars

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