Represses vs Repressed - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between represses and repressed
is that represses
) while repressed
) or repressed
can be pressed again.
As an adjective repressed is
subjected to repression.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The act of repressing.
To press again.
To forcefully prevent an upheaval from developing further.
*to repress sedition or rebellion
*to repress the first risings of discontent.
Hence, to check; to keep back.
- to repress a vinyl record
- Desire of wine and all delicious drinks, / Thou couldst repress .
* (forcefully preventing an upheaval from developing) to crush out; to quell; to subdue; to suppress
* (to keep back) to restrain; to hold back
repress + -ed
Subjected to repression.
(medical) Showing the suppression of emotions or impulses.
* repressed memory
re- + pressed