Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of repress.
  • adj. Subjected to repression.
  • adj. Showing the suppression of emotions or impulses.
  • v. Pressed again.

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  • adj. characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions

Etymologies

repress + -ed (Wiktionary)
re- + pressed (Wiktionary)

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