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Adjective
Restrained or oppressed
Repressed indigenous groups.”
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Characterized by the repression of thoughts or desires, especially sexual ones
“As their time in hiding slowly builds, frustration and boredom are replaced by a juvenile playfulness, tinged with repressed sexual longing and shot through with malicious intent.”
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Restrained and unpretentious in nature or appearance
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(of a thought or desire) Kept suppressed and unconscious in one's mind
“On the one hand, he jokes about the perverse and comic effects of the acceleration of the silent film; on the other, he expresses his romantic regrets which regularly return in his work like a repressed temptation.”
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Uncomfortable in the company of other people
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Intimidated or overwhelmed by an overbearing significant other
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Not obvious, but detectable
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Made silent
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Having one's feelings and expression under control
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Of which knowledge has been lost
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Past tense for to refrain from openly expressing or displaying
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“He was obliged to repress his true feelings, and to act as if he were not worthy to hold their shoes.”
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Past tense for to (attempt to) quell or put an end to
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“Their government has chosen to isolate them, stunt their economic growth, and repress their ability to speak freely.”
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Past tense for to oppress or subjugate someone, or a group of people, through the use of force
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“Horrendous weapons of war were used to kill and repress the people as they struggled to determine their own destiny.”
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Past tense for to defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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Past tense for to make less powerful or intense, thereby easier to control
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Past tense for try to forget
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Past tense for to make unclear or difficult to understand
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Past tense for to decrease or reduce in sensitivity
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Past tense for to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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Past tense for to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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Past tense for to diminish the confidence or courage of
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Past tense for to punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
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Past tense for to remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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Past tense for to hold or maintain
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Past tense for to punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
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Past tense for to reduce the usage or consumption of
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(in psychoanalytic theory) Past tense for to divert or modify (an instinctual impulse) into a culturally higher or socially more acceptable activity
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