Examples of repressed in a Sentence
a 19th-century church in the repressed style favored by the strict religious sect
Recent Examples of repressed from the Web
The scientific evidence on ayahuasca is limited, but it is known to activate repressed memories in ways that allow people to come to a new understanding of their past.
Scores of people have been arrested in the Belarusian capital of Minsk as supporters of the country's repressed opposition tried to hold a march.
But at least in 21st century Pennsylvania, there's more of a way out than in the bleak, repressed world of 1891 Germany.
That promise may not be honoured by the country’s repressed opposition, which may some day take power.
For the singer, that meant dealing with some repressed feelings from the road including fear, isolation and depression.
This guy's got people living in communes and digging up repressed memories.
From Lexington and the Bastille to the streets of Algiers, the toll on a repressed people seeking freedom is steep.
The recent lawsuit avoids the statute of limitations because the repressed memories only recently came to light, Shea said.
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First Known Use of repressed
REPRESSED Defined for English Language Learners
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
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