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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
This movement was again repressed in 1981 by Deng Xiaoping.
As Niall Ferguson, professor of history at Harvard University, wrote in the Financial Times: "The reality being repressed is that the western world is suffering a crisis of indebtedness."
While the flames may be an expression of repressed sexuality, the movie as a whole is anything but pat.
Her desire must remain repressed, however; Dorriforth is a father substitute to her, and, moreover, a priest of a different religion.
So many groups remain repressed in every country in this world - because of their gender, or race, or political affiliation, or because they have a disease or a condition that is considered a stigma, or for so many other reasons.
I was trying to suggest that part of the reason that gay people end up being repressed is due to the influence of those groups that demonize homosexuality: namely, Republicans and fundamentalists.
Todd Mason, raised in repressed New England said ...
This is a core belief, normally unconscious, and recognition of it usually brings up what Freud called the repressed, though Freud elicited repressed material and dealt with it in ways very different from Hakomi.
Our "shadow," as C.G. Jung called the repressed hidden and often projected aspect of the personality, tends to assume a life of its own because it is composed of the parts of myself I don't acknowledge and therefore can't integrate into my conscious life.
Americans were gaga for a new trend called repressed memories.