A conscious decision to delay the consideration of unpleasant memories or circumstances (unlike repression, which is an unconscious process).
Example: As her college career draws to a close, a woman deliberately pushes away her worries about losing touch with her school friends after graduation.
Grinnell, R. (2008). Suppression. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 4, 2015, from http://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/2008/suppression/