Repressed vs Regressed - What's the difference?

repressed | regressed |


As verbs the difference between repressed and regressed

is that repressed is (repress) or repressed can be pressed again while regressed is (regress).

As adjectives the difference between repressed and regressed

is that repressed is subjected to repression while regressed is that has been subject to regression.

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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    regressed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (regress)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has been subject to regression