repressed

repressed
re|pressed [ rı`prest ] adjective
someone who is repressed has strong feelings that they do not show or that they refuse to admit that they have:
He had been raised in a very repressed Victorian family.
a. used about people's emotions:
repressed anger/guilt

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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