repressed

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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

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re·pressed

adjective \ri-ˈprest\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REPRESSED

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

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