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repressed

[ri-prest]
adjective
subjected to, affected by, or characteristic of psychological repression: repressed emotional conflicts.

Origin:
1900–05; repress + -ed2

nonrepressed, adjective
unrepressed, adjective
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repressed (rɪˈprɛst)
 
adj
(of a person) repressing feelings, instincts, desires, etc

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repress
late 14c., "to check, restrain," from L. repressus, pp. of reprimere "hold back, check," from re- "back" + premere "to push" (see press (v.1)). Used of feelings or desires from late 14c.; in the purely psychological sense, it represents Ger. verdrängen (Freud, 1893),
first attested 1904 (implied in repressed). Meaning "to put down" (a rebellion, etc.) is from late 15c. Related: Repressed; repressing.
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repressed adj.
Being subjected to or characterized by repression.

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