Controlled vs Repressed - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between controlled and repressed

is that controlled is inhibited or restrained in one's words and actions while repressed is subjected to repression.

As verbs the difference between controlled and repressed

is that controlled is (control) while repressed is (repress) or repressed can be pressed again.

controlled

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Inhibited or restrained in one's words and actions.
  • Derived terms

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    Verb

    (head)
  • (control)
  • Derived terms

    * remote-controlled

    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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