Repressed vs Redressed - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between repressed and redressed
is that repressed
) or repressed
can be pressed again while redressed
As an adjective repressed
is subjected to repression.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
repress + -ed
Subjected to repression.
(medical) Showing the suppression of emotions or impulses.
* repressed memory
re- + pressed
From (etyl) redrecier and (etyl) redresser, from (re-) + .
To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
* A. Hamilton
- In yonder spring of roses intermixed / With myrtle, find what to redress till noon.
To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
- your wish that I should redress a certain paper which you had prepared
To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.
- Those wrongs, those bitter injuries, / I doubt not but with honour to redress .
- 'Tis thine, O king! the afflicted to redress .
(obsolete) To put upright again; to restore.
* 1485 , Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur , Book X:
- Will Gaul or Muscovite redress ye?
- ‘Well,’ sayde Sir Palomydes, ‘than shall ye se how we shall redresse oure myghtes!’
The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.
A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or oppression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification.
One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
To dress again.
* 1963 , Albert J. Solnit, ?Milton J. E. Senn, ?Sally Provence, Modern perspectives in child development (page 588)
To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
- The teacher first undressed and redressed the doll for the child, then showed her how to pull the snaps apart. No other activity interested the little girl, and after repeated demonstrations she was still trying unsuccessfully to undress the doll.
The redecoration of a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
- This is a redress of the office set.