Definition of pent-up

Adjective : pent-up

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions; "her severe upbringing had left her inhibited"; "a very inhibited young man, anxious and ill at ease"; "their reactions were partly the product of pent-up emotions"; "repressed rage turned his face scarlet" ;

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