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How to Pronounce represses?

Correct pronunciation for the word "represses" is [ɹɪpɹˈɛsɪz], [ɹɪpɹˈɛsɪz], [ɹ_ɪ_p_ɹ_ˈɛ_s_ɪ_z].

"Represses" in context

Represses is an action or process that suppresses or inhibits something. It can be as simple as a person deciding to repress a feeling or emotion that they do not want to feel or think about. Repressing can also involve suppressing information or repressing an idea or opinion.The act of repressing an idea usually involves the suppression of it for the purpose of making it harder or impossible for the public or a certain group to be able to think about that idea. This form of repression is often used to stop protests or social movements from getting organized or gaining momentum.

Usage over time for represses:

This graph shows how "represses" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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