Repression

Science / Psychiatry / Repression: defense mechanism in which unacceptable affects, ideas or wishes are pushed away so that they remain in the unconscious

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Repression Noun Synonyms: restraint, suppression, subjugation
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Structured Polysemy

Technology / Television (TV) / Structured Polysemy: The organization and emphasis/repression of meanings within television's polysemy. MORE

Catharsis

Entertainment / Literature / Catharsis: An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual renewal or welcome relief from tension and anxiety. According to Aristotle, catharsis is the marking feature and ultimate end of any tragi MORE

Unconscious

Science / Psychiatry / Unconscious: That part of the mind or mental functioning of which the content is only rarely subject to awareness. It is a repository for data that have never been conscious (primary repression) or that may have b MORE

X-Inactivation

Science / Genetics / X-Inactivation: The repression of one of the two x-chromosomes in the somatic cells of females as a method of dosage compensation: at an early embryonic stage in the normal female, one of the two x-chromosomes underg MORE

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