repressed

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adjective re·pressed \ri-ˈprest\

Definition of repressed

  1. 1 :  subjected to or marked by repression

  2. 2 :  characterized by restraint

Examples of repressed in a sentence

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

1606

First Known Use of repressed

1606


REPRESSED Defined for English Language Learners

repressed

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adjective re·pressed \ri-ˈprest\

Definition of repressed for English Language Learners

  • : stopped from being expressed or remembered

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

  • : kept under control by force


Medical Dictionary

repressed

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adjective re·pressed \ri-ˈprest\

Medical Definition of repressed

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



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