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1. repressed

adjective. ['riːˈprɛst'] characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions.

Synonyms

  • inhibited

Antonyms

  • unreserved
  • unrestrained

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Words that Rhyme with Repressed

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Example sentences of the word repressed


1. Adjective
When you think of the Victorian Era, you might picture a repressed English society.

2. Verb, past participle
You can avoid blame, confrontation and repressed anger by dealing with situations as they occur.

3. Verb, past tense
If you rarely argued, repressed feelings could lead to a break up.

Quotes containing the word repressed


1. In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.
- Jane Austen, Pride And Prejudice

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