Definitions for repressed

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word repressed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pent-up, repressed(adj)

    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"

Freebase

  1. Repressed

    "Repressed" is a single by Apocalyptica, released on May 19, 2006.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of repressed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of repressed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cyril Connolly:

    As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with irrational fear of life become publishers.

  2. Yolande Bouka:

    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.

  3. Jamie Turner:

    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,'.

  4. Stephen Covey:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of repressed


Translations for repressed

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for repressed »

Translation

Find a translation for the repressed definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these repressed definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"repressed." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 1 May 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/repressed>.

Are we missing a good definition for repressed? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for repressed:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.