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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"

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

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  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

Examples of repressed in a Sentence

  1. Richard Bennett:

    It has carried out hundreds of executions, put children on death row after grossly unfair trials, and ruthlessly repressed opposition and human rights activists.

  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. 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.

  4. Dexter Scott King:

    Do you ever see people buy cars that they can't even begin to buy in terms of their income? You've seen people riding around in Cadillacs and Chryslers who don't earn enough to have a good T-Model Ford. But it feeds a repressed ego.

  5. Alan Watts:

    There is always something taboo, something repressed, un-admitted, or just glimpsed quickly out of the corner of one’s eye because a direct look is too unsettling. Taboos lie within taboos, like the skin of an onion.

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