repressiveness
noun see repress

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • repressiveness — rɪ presɪvnɪs n. suppressive quality, restraining quality; subduing quality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • repressiveness — re·pres·sive·ness …   English syllables

  • repress — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French represser, from Latin repressus, past participle of reprimere to check, from re + premere to press more at press Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to check by or as if by pressure ; curb <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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