Repressed vs Redressed - What's the difference?

repressed | redressed |


As verbs the difference between repressed and redressed

is that repressed is (repress) or repressed can be pressed again while redressed is (redress).

As an adjective repressed

is subjected to repression.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

repressed

English

Etymology 1

repress + -ed

Verb

(head)
  • (repress)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Subjected to repression.
  • (medical) Showing the suppression of emotions or impulses.
  • Derived terms
    * repressed memory

    Etymology 2

    re- + pressed

    Verb

    (head)
  • Pressed again.
  • Anagrams

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    redressed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (redress)

  • redress

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) redrecier and (etyl) redresser, from (re-) + .

    Verb

    (es)
  • To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
  • * Milton
  • In yonder spring of roses intermixed / With myrtle, find what to redress till noon.
  • * A. Hamilton
  • your wish that I should redress a certain paper which you had prepared
  • To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Those wrongs, those bitter injuries, / I doubt not but with honour to redress .
  • To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.
  • * Dryden
  • 'Tis thine, O king! the afflicted to redress .
  • * Byron
  • Will Gaul or Muscovite redress ye?
  • (obsolete) To put upright again; to restore.
  • * 1485 , Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur , Book X:
  • ‘Well,’ sayde Sir Palomydes, ‘than shall ye se how we shall redresse oure myghtes!’
    Derived terms
    * self-redress

    Noun

    (redresses)
  • 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.
  • Etymology 2

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    Verb

    (es)
  • To dress again.
  • * 1963 , Albert J. Solnit, ?Milton J. E. Senn, ?Sally Provence, Modern perspectives in child development (page 588)
  • 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.
  • To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  • Noun

    (redresses)
  • The redecoration of a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  • This is a redress of the office set.

    Anagrams

    * English heteronyms