repressed

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

re·pressed

adjective \ri-ˈprest\

: stopped from being expressed or remembered

: having feelings or desires that are not allowed to be expressed

: kept under control by force

Full Definition of REPRESSED

1
:  subjected to or marked by repression
2
:  characterized by restraint

Examples of REPRESSED

  1. <a 19th-century church in the repressed style favored by the strict religious sect>

First Known Use of REPRESSED

1665

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

re·pressed

adjective \ri-ˈprest\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REPRESSED

: subjected to or marked by repression <a repressed child> <repressed anger>

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: repressed inflation
Previous Word in the Dictionary: re–press
All Words Near: repressed

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up repressed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).