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  • as inconfined
  • as incramped
  • as innarrow

synonyms for pent

  • circumscribed
  • cramped
  • imprisoned
  • restrained
  • restricted
  • bound
  • chilled
  • compassed
  • cramp
  • detained
  • grounded
  • hampered
  • held
  • hog-tied
  • iced
  • immured
  • incarcerated
  • indisposed
  • invalided
  • jailed
  • sick
  • bedfast
  • bedridden
  • bottled-up
  • cooped up
  • flattened out
  • in chains
  • in jail
  • incommodious
  • laid up
  • locked up
  • on ice
  • sealed up
  • shut-in

antonyms for pent

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  • healthy
  • well
  • free
  • liberated
  • unlimited
  • big
  • broad-minded
  • empty
  • enormous
  • generous
  • huge
  • large
  • free
  • open
  • uncrowded
  • uninhibited
  • unobstructed
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How to use pent in a sentence

Although, there’s a lot of pent up demand and people want to get back to business.
‘WE’RE GETTING MORE USED TO THE UNCERTAINTY’: BBC GLOBAL NEWS CHIEF ON AD-FUNDED NEWSLUCINDA SOUTHERNSEPTEMBER 10, 2020DIGIDAY
Perhaps the words let loose the emotion, though of different kinds, pent up behind their silence.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
It was when one of the table-legs overturned the swill-pail that the long pent-up storm burst in a torrent of invective.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Instead, therefore, of receiving her former lover with dangerous pent-up fires, Lilian now feels pity for him.
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A PLAYBRONSON HOWARD
At last his pent-up affections gave way, and he sought his chamber and wept there in secret.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
Another moment and he was in her arms, silent, speechless, with long arrears of pent-up emotion.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
The sun of his sympathy, however, touched their hearts, and their pent-up passion flowed down like a torrent of lava.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
The operation consisted chiefly of mining under pent-houses.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
And, unable to restrain his grief that had been pent up so long, Jack broke down and sobbed like a child.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
Having promptly got ready his pent-houses and other siege artillery, he began to attempt the town by mines.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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