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

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin