Synonyms for pent-up
- held in check
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PENT-UP
It seemed a relief to the pent-up feelings to sing at the top of the voice.
Mercy had heard all, and her pent-up grief broke out in sobs.
Then, left alone with her pent-up emotions, she no longer resisted them.
He smiled knowingly at her, and Marion loosed some of her pent-up laughter.
He would like to have had a few at that moment as a relief to his pent-up emotions.
Then it came over me how pent-up all this intensity of feeling must be.
The tense listener expelled his pent-up breath in a grunt of disgust.
At that the pent-up rage which I had so long stemmed broke out.
Then she departed to her own quarters to give vent to her pent-up wrath.
She lavished all the pent-up affection of an unloved existence on her husband.