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repressive

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  • adjrestraining
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Synonyms for repressive

adj restraining
  • coercive
  • restrictive
  • constraining
  • forbidding
  • governing
  • prohibiting
  • suppressive

More words related to repressive

prohibitive

adjective. restrictive; beyond one's

suppressive

adjective. suppressing
  • censoring
  • covering up
  • curbing
  • holding back
  • muffling
  • quelling
  • repressing
  • repressive
  • silencing
  • stifling
  • subduing
  • withholding

tyrannical

adjective. despotic, oppressive
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