repressed

[ ri-prest ]
/ rɪˈprɛst /

adjective

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

Origin of repressed

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

repressed

/ (rɪˈprɛst) /

adjective

(of a person) repressing feelings, instincts, desires, etc
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Word Origin and History for unrepressed

repressed


adj.

1660s, past participle adjective from repress (v.). Psychological sense by 1904.

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Medicine definitions for unrepressed

repressed

[ rĭ-prĕst ]

adj.

Being subjected to or characterized by repression.
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