Repressed - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈprest|  American pronunciation of the word repressed
Brit.  |rɪˈprɛst|  British pronunciation of the word repressed
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto repress
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto repress

adjective

- characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions(syn: pent-up)

repressed rage turned his face scarlet

Examples

...a 19th-century church in the repressed style favored by the strict religious sect...

repressed rage turned his face scarlet

She started to cry, releasing all of her repressed emotion.

Religious groups were severely repressed.

...quickly repressed the rebellion in the provincial city and restored order...

...a repressed memory that left a huge void in her recollection of her adolescent years...

Injustice was repressed.

Brenda repressed the urge to shout at him.

I repressed a smile.

He had long ago repressed the painful memories of his childhood.

...he suddenly snapped and began eructing his repressed anger...

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