The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
Authority or ability to manage or direct:
(Psychiatry) The mechanism by which unacceptable ideas, impulses, etc. are suppressed
Control of the expression of one's feelings; constraint:
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
Anything that inhibits, esp., a mental or psychological process that restrains or suppresses an action, emotion, or thought
The act by which something is quelled.
The act by which someone or something is smothered.
A resorting to strict or stricter measures of discipline or punishment
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