- subjected to, affected by, or characteristic of psychological repression: repressed emotional conflicts.
Origin of repressed
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Examples from the Web for unrepressed
Only little Pete Skidmore was unrepressed by the gravity of the situation.Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6)
"That's it, Joan," cried Jupp, unrepressed by the girl's contempt.The Summons
The ever growing murmurs of discontent gave place to cries for vengeance and unrepressed acts of hostility.Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I
Do you expect me to believe that that bold libertine, who made you the object of his unrepressed admiration, was your father?Ernest Linwood
Caroline Lee Hentz
"You will have another tale to tell later on," returns he, gazing with unrepressed admiration at her charming face.Rossmoyne
- (of a person) repressing feelings, instincts, desires, etc
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Word Origin and History for unrepressed
1660s, past participle adjective from repress (v.). Psychological sense by 1904.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Being subjected to or characterized by repression.
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