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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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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

Examples of repressed in a Sentence

  1. Bob Cousy:

    I had this in my subconscious, of not having done enough for Russ, it had been repressed. Something had brought it out.

  2. Cyril Connolly:

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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,'.

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