Synonyms for bottled-up
- held in check
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOTTLED-UP
It was only bottled-up mirth that they were striving hard to suppress.
Put any kind of bottled-up power in his hands, and he feels he must get up and make a bang with it.
He realized that his mind was rebelling as he slept, spilling forth the bottled-up fears of the day during the night hours.
Warnings such as ours pass unnoticed, and platonic tears are bottled-up for posthumous exhibition.
He had endured Caleb's domination with an inner rage that had seemed like a bottled-up tornado to Emma.
If it goes into port anywhere that port can be ruined, and the bottled-up ships can be destroyed at leisure by aerial bombs.
Despite his determination to avoid a "scene," he felt his bottled-up indignation rising.
Bottled-up spirits effervesced wildly; hearts beat bravely; hopes were high.
His eyes became perfectly round, and he looked at his plate with his most bottled-up expression.
It was as though an abscess had broken; all their bottled-up shame and anger concerning their infamous position burst forth.