unrepressed

adjective

un·​re·​pressed ˌən-ri-ˈprest How to pronounce unrepressed (audio)
: fully expressed : not repressed
an exclamation of unrepressed joy

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Season 2 of the confessional sexcom turned into a heart-exploding love story, balancing unrepressed passion with deeply spiritual inquisition. Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 2 Jan. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unrepressed was in the 15th century

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“Unrepressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrepressed. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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