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repressed

[ ri-prest ]
/ rɪˈprɛst /
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adjective

subjected to, affected by, or characteristic of psychological repression: repressed emotional conflicts.

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Origin of repressed

First recorded in 1900–05; repress + -ed2
non·re·pressed, adjectiveun·re·pressed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for repressed

repressed
/ (rɪˈprɛst) /

adjective

(of a person) repressing feelings, instincts, desires, etc
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Medical definitions for repressed

repressed
[ rĭ-prĕst ]

adj.

Being subjected to or characterized by repression.
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