Definition of Repressed

1. Adjective. Characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions. "Repressed rage turned his face scarlet"

Exact synonyms: Pent-up
Similar to: Inhibited



Definition of Repressed

1. Verb. (past of repress) ¹

2. Adjective. Subjected to repression. ¹

3. Adjective. (medical) Showing the suppression of emotions or impulses. ¹

4. Verb. Pressed again. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repressed

1. repress [v] - See also: repress

Medical Definition of Repressed

1. Subjected to repression. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Repressed

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1. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead (1905)
"... repressed Imt not extinguished. It revives at beginning of ... goods and chattels, as in cases of felony.2 Although repressed and discredited, ..."

2. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead, Philip Arthur Ashworth (1905)
"... repressed but not extinguished. It revives at beginning of ... goods and chattels, as in cases of felony.2 Although repressed and discredited, ..."

3. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"XII The ancient bard her glee repressed: ' 111 hast thou chosen theme for jest 1 For who, through all this western wild, Named Black Sir Roderick e'er, ..."

4. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1810)
"... parliament—The king flies to the Isle of Wight-— Second civil war—Invasion from Scotland—The treaty of Newport—The civil war and invasion repressed— The ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... Cervia, Modena, Reggio, Parma, Piacenza, and Crema- to-day, however, only Imola and Faenza are suffragan to Bologna. were repressed by Austrian troops. ..."

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