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pent

adjective \ˈpent\

Definition of PENT

:  shut up :  confined, repressed <a pent crowd> <pent-up feelings>
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Origin of PENT

probably from past participle of obsolete English pend to confine
First Known Use: 1550
PENT Defined for Kids

pent

adjective \ˈpent\

Definition of PENT for Kids

:  kept inside :  not released <pent emotions>

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