Associations to the word «Repressed»


REPRESSED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of repress
REPRESSED, adjective. Subjected to repression.
REPRESSED, adjective. (medical) Showing the suppression of emotions or impulses.
REPRESSED, verb. Pressed again.

Dictionary definition

REPRESSED, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche