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re·pressed

(rē-prest'),
Subjected to repression.

re·press·ed

(rē-prest')
Subjected to repression.

repressed

Of a gene that is inhibited from transcription by the bonding to it of a REPRESSOR PROTEIN.

re·press·ed

(rē-prest')
Subjected to repression.
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12:00 21st Latvia's assembly of political repressed people in Ikskile
Most of these angry, jealous, murderous wishes get repressed as children grow and become more subject to guilt and more oriented toward reality.
Similarly, countries in the 'repressed' category featured at the the bottom of the list include Eritrea (174), Zimbabwe (175), Venezuela (176), Cuba (177) and North Korea (178).
attack are repressed for years--encounter an insurmountable obstacle
"People need to know - no-one should let those things be forgotten," urged Borisov, inviting people who were repressed to share their experiences with the wider public.
Perhaps Mojo would better serve its readers by not wasting its pages on fluff pieces about prison guards and their silly convention on how to further repress the most repressed Americans.
Sixteen years ago I wrote a series of columns about "repressed memory" and the scores of adults who were coming forward in the '80s and '90s to accuse a family member of sexually abusing them as a child.
A dive into the world of faith and repressed memories, "Growing Up Without the Goddess" is a fine and highly recommended read.
According to my TV guide, the film is a heartbreaking tale about how Frank is madly in love with his landlady, repressed widow Mrs Hammond, but his macho, rugbyplaying nature prevents him ever expressing his true feelings to her and they never get together.
In particular, Heather Graham's character, Gray, is looking for "someone who doesn't think Ginger Rogers is one of the Spice Girls, someone who wouldn't consider going to Florida 'traveling,' someone who's not afraid to try Ethiopian food." What Gray fails to mention, perhaps because she doesn't yet realize it, is that this someone ought to be a woman--preferably her brother's new wife (Bridget Moynahan), whose comely looks and tendency to watch TV while wearing an evening gown make her just the thing to uncork Gray's repressed sexuality.
As his friends depart one by one for college after their graduation, Charlie has a breakdown that requires hospitalization and forces him to face the repressed truth about someone he thought was a special friend.
When you open up a repressive system--either by military intervention or by forcing a government to hold elections what pops up is everything that has been repressed before."