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adjective as in muffled

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adjective as in pent-up

adjective as in silenced

adjective as in subconscious

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Example Sentences

The Easter Rising was a sudden insurrection in the midst of World War I, and the general co-opted as many men as he could find to suppress the defiance.

From Ozy

The case aims to prove that Google’s position as a dominant search provider limits consumer choice and partnerships with companies like Apple suppresses competition.

At the same time, social distancing mandates have created “an artificial scenario” that may be suppressing new infections, he added.

From Vox

The country had followed a similar trajectory, with an initial spike in March and a lockdown that almost totally suppressed the virus.

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By having the hidden become public knowledge, Rosen tells his groups, patients stop suppressing and start engaging — first with each other, then with their therapist and finally with loved ones.

The women standing on the green outside the House of Commons gave little impression of being suppressed.

Suppressed, banned, scorned—it seems to speak to something within the human mind (or soul, if you like) that is irrepressible.

Emotions once suppressed, emotions once channeled, now are let loose.

He suppressed a belch and then looked up at her with a mischievous grin.

But Payne said she mostly suppressed her feelings and tried to live up to the expectations for a male.

The Princess still kept her eyes fixed on Louis, while, in a suppressed and unsteady voice, she answered her governess.

Fajardo seconds the demand of the citizens of Manila that the Audiencia be suppressed, alleging that it does more harm than good.

It was, of course, the suppressed emotional energy finding another outlet.

She was putting her papers tidy again with calm fingers, while his own were almost cramped with the energy of suppressed desire.

Haggard was in a state of suppressed excitement, and he couldn't eat a mouthful.


On this page you'll find 416 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to suppressed, such as: confident, easygoing, levelheaded, poised, relaxed, and self-assured.

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