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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"

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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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,'.

  5. 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.

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