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Dictionary entry overview: What does repressed mean?
• REPRESSED (adjective)
The adjective REPRESSED has 1 sense:
1. characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions
Familiarity information: REPRESSED used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions
her severe upbringing had left her inhibited / a very inhibited young man, anxious and ill at ease / their reactions were partly the product of pent-up emotions / repressed rage turned his face scarlet
inhibited (held back or restrained or prevented)
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