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characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions
"her severe upbringing had left her inhibited"; "a very inhibited young man, anxious and ill at ease"; "their reactions were partly the product of pent-up emotions"; "repressed rage turned his face scarlet"
"Repressed" is a single by Apocalyptica, released on May 19, 2006.
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As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with irrational fear of life become publishers.
Dissent is very violently and swiftly repressed by the government, therefore the likelihood of protests as we saw in Burundi and Burkina Faso or even Senegal a few years ago is quite unlikely.
Instagram is really a megaphone for people in repressed social and political environments to stand up and say,' I'm here, I'm alive, and I want to rebel against the social and cultural values of my parents' generation,'.
Lose/Win people bury a lot of feelings. And unexpressed feelings come forth later in uglier ways. Psychosomatic illnesses often are the reincarnation of cumulative resentment, deep disappointment and disillusionment repressed by the Lose/Win mentality. Disproportionate rage or anger, overreaction to minor provocation, and cynicism are other embodiments of suppressed emotion. People who are constantly repressing, not transcending feelings toward a higher meaning find that it affects the quality of their relationships with others.
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