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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pent-up, repressedadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    repressed

    Antonyms:
    uninhibited

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pent-up":

    repressed, uptight, accumulated

How to pronounce pent-up?

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How to use pent-up in a sentence?

  1. Sal Guatieri:

    The U.S. housing market will continue to expand this year, perhaps at a little slower rate than recently as some of the pent up demand has been exhausted, but overall it should be a fairly good year.

  2. Brett Kavanaugh:

    This whole two-week effort has been a calculated and orchestrated political hit, fueled with apparent pent-up anger about President President Donald Trump and the 2016 election, fear that has been unfairly stoked about my judicial record, revenge on behalf of the Clintons and millions of dollars in money from outside left-wing opposition groups.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    He has made a lot of claims, and I think it may reflect on the Republican side some of the pent-up frustration that they have, i'm going to let them deal with however they choose their nominee, but I am certainly looking forward, if he were the nominee, to debating him in the general election because there's a lot to talk about starting with his really outrageous statements about immigration.

  4. David Riley:

    With the prospect of the ECB buying, we will have some stability in the market and some of the pent-up supply will get done. Investors will look to primary to source paper, add on more risk and put cash balances to work.

  5. Elizabeth Crabill:

    There's a lot of pent up demand.

Images & Illustrations of pent-up

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Translations for pent-up

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  • onderdrukt, onuitgesprokenDutch
  • сдерживаемый, подавленныйRussian

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