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synonyms for repressed

  • confident
  • easygoing
  • levelheaded
  • poised
  • relaxed
  • self-assured
  • serene
  • tranquil
  • unflappable
  • unruffled
  • calmed
  • cool
  • possessed
  • quieted
  • sedate
  • soothed
  • suppressed
  • at ease
  • clearheaded
  • commonsensical
  • cool as cucumber
  • disimpassioned
  • dispassionate
  • easy
  • have one's act together
  • imperturbable
  • keeping a stiff upper lip
  • keeping one's shirt on
  • nonchalant
  • not turn a hair
  • placid
  • self-possessed
  • sensible
  • serious
  • staid
  • sure of oneself
  • temperate
  • together
  • untroubled
See also synonyms for: unrepressed

antonyms for repressed

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  • agitated
  • nervous
  • upset
  • worried
  • excited
  • angered
  • annoyed
  • aroused
  • distressed
  • perturbed
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      How to use repressed in a sentence

      Freud thought dreams were our subconscious showing us our repressed wishes.
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      For whatever repressed childhood reason, a wave of guilt washes over me when uneaten food goes into the trash.
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      Those making the case for reparations invariably uphold themselves as a historically repressed minority deserving of reparations.
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      Hongmei’s trauma helps explain her venting to the strange man — she’s been trained to think of every misstep as a regret, and it’s easier to share so many repressed secrets with a stranger than with her husband.
      GELING YAN’S TWISTY THRILLER ‘THE SECRET TALKER’ BEGINS WITH A CREEPY BUT ALLURING TEXTMARK ATHITAKISMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      Judge Frollo’s actions are ruled by his own repressed sexual desires, which grow until they render him desperate and diabolical.
      TOWARD A QUEER DISNEY CANONEMILY VANDERWERFFSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
      But for the delinquency of his son, she had ocular demonstration; and her indignation was hardly to be repressed.
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      She repressed her anger at Marius's sneering interference, and made a little gesture of dismay with her eloquent white hands.
      ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
      As a natural consequence her repressed but still rebellious passions diffused their poison throughout her nature.
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      It was as if the Dowager's voice had opened the floodgates of her sorrow and let out the tears that hitherto had been repressed.
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      I have seen Scotch homes where laughter is considered ill-bred, and the joyous shouts of children are repressed.
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