Definition of Repressing:
keep back, hold in
Synonyms of Repressing:
● Tie up
● Jam up
● Keep in
Opposite/Antonyms of Repressing:
● Let go
Sentence/Example of Repressing:
She was quite unable to repress a vulgar interest in the menials that served her.
The older man could not repress a cold smile—it had had more effect than he had hoped.
At the sight of it Frank could not repress an exclamation of astonishment.
She was unable to repress a glance of admiration at me as she moved off.
Struggling to repress my tears, I said no more, but passed out, cut to the heart.
I hid my face in my handkerchief to repress my fast-flowing tears.
But he could not repress a shudder as he felt their eyes examining him.
Further, let there be a general law which will have a tendency to repress impiety.
For all her brave words her heart was breaking, and she was holding her breath to repress a sob.
He could not repress a grin, and the housekeeper noticed it.