How to use Repressed in a sentence
His body ached with repressed memories and disgust.
In 1902 a movement in favour of local autonomy was repressed by Spanish troops.
Thousands of years of repressed fury bubbled within him.
It was repressed after a vigorous resistance.
The man in was quiet, hard working, and at that time, emotionally repressed.Advertisement
A small rising after peace (the " Little War " of 1879-1880) was easily repressed.
In that year the first plot against the Viscontian rule, hatched by the twelve and the Salimbeni and fomented by the Florentines, was violently repressed, and caused the twelve to be again driven from office; but in the following year a special balia, created in consequence of that riot, annulled the ducal suzerainty and restored the liberties of Siena.
The rebellion broke out afresh in the autumn of 1838, but it was soon repressed.
Artaxerxes repressed the rebellion with great cruelty and destroyed the town.
An insurrection in 1854 was at once repressed.Advertisement
His last years were spent amid a succession of palace conspiracies, repressed with cruelty.
What is called training is the guiding of the branches of a tree or plant in certain positions which they would not naturally assume, the object being partly to secure their full exposure to light, and partly to regulate the flow and distribution of the sap. To secure the former object, the branches must be so fixed as to shade each other as little as possible; and to realize the second, the branches must have given to them an upward or downward direction, as they may require to be encouraged or repressed.
Thus stimulated, the increasing disaffection culminated in the rebellion of 1798, which was sternly and cruelly repressed.
In 1438 he was driven with the duchess out of Bruges by the revolted citizens, a revolt which he repressed with great severity.
The only other event of importance in the reign of Wathiq was a rising of the Arabian tribes in the environs of Medina, which the Turkish general Bogha with difficulty repressed.Advertisement
This proceeding led to two insurrections in Babylon (probably in 484 and 479 n.c.), which were speedily repressed.
Galeshwe was arrested and the rebellion repressed.
It was inevitable that, in proportion as this casuistry assumed the character of a systematic penal jurisprudence, its precise determination of the limits between the prohibited and the allowable, with all doubtful points closely scrutinized and illustrated by fictitious cases, would have a tendency to weaken the moral sensibilities of ordinary minds; the greater the industry spent in deducing conclusions from the diverse authorities, the greater necessarily became the number of points on which doctors disagreed; and the central authority that might have repressed serious divergences was wanting in the period of moral weakness'- that the church went through after the death of Boniface Viii.
This revolutionary outbreak was swiftly and severely repressed.
The condition of northern France was rendered more desperate by the outbreak (MayJune 1358) of the peasant revolt known as the Jacquerie, which was repressed with a barbarity far exceeding the excesses of the rebels.Advertisement
You wouldn't believe the amount of repressed anger most Immortals have.
Do you think men feel they must keep their emotions repressed?
Saddam Hussein is a vicious dictator who was brutally repressed the Iraqi people.
Any attempt to organize was brutally and violently repressed.
BrazilÃ¢s Workers Party government has been tainted by corruption allegations, and has heavily repressed movements like the Sem Terra, of landless peasants.Advertisement
At independence, the winners assured the reins of political power, while the losers were often repressed, imprisoned or silenced.
Ginger Lynn is Audrey, a sexually repressed working girl whose love life is going nowhere.
So much contemporary drama seems to be about men who are either emotionally repressed or losing it completely.
And in writing this book I realized I was writing about this deeply repressed part of myself.
Apart from the judo, there was nothing outwardly special about this rather repressed boy.Advertisement
As a consequence, many people become emotionally repressed.
This highlights the importance of unconscious forces that are normally kept repressed.
The client gains self-awareness by analyzing behavior and body language and giving expression to repressed feelings.
Could it be that vicarious display is the necessary trade-off for repressed behavior?
He promised, indeed, a consultative council of state, and granted an amnesty from which no less than 25,000 persons were excluded; but on his return to Rome (12th April 1850), after he was quite certain that France had given up all idea of imposing constitutional limitations on him, he re-established his government on the old lines of priestly absolutism, and, devoting himself to religious practices, left political affairs mostly to the astute cardinal Antonelli, who repressed with great severity the political agitation which still continued.Advertisement
Martial law was proclaimed; the disturbances were repressed with great severity; and the treatment of the missionary Smith, which was taken up and handled with great ability by Brougham, awakened strong feeling in England against the planters.
Nobles, judges, notaries and populace rose in frequent revolt, while the nine defended their state (1295-1309) by a strong body of citizen militia divided into terzieri (sections) and contrade (wards), and violently repressed these attempts.
The first two names he earned by the ferocity with which he repressed the disorder of the nobles after a long minority; the third by his victory over the last formidable African invasion of Spain in 1340.
Australian Ledger produces a brilliant performance as a tormented soul repressed by a homophobic society.
Other things we might actively avoid attending to because we find them painful or disturbing - the repressed unconscious.Advertisement
After the later rebellion in support of ' Bonnie Prince Charlie ' in 1745 the area was seriously repressed for some 40 years.
A repressed sexuality or perhaps impotence is hinted at.
She was heavily sedated, he was a repressed homosexual.
The full release of repressed emotions may not be achieved in a single session.
Repressed anger, hostility or sexual tensions unknowingly released by an unhappy subject wreak havoc.Advertisement
I 've been able to go into my own repressed memories to the night my sister disappeared.
Set in a small insular town in America 's Deep South, this is a gripping drama of smoldering and repressed passion.
Repressed memory syndrome, stories of satanic abuse and ufo abduction scenarios all relate to that sense of having to distrust personal experience.
In some ways dreams are repressed thoughts that are released during the dream cycle as a way to relax and see things from a different perspective than we might when we are awake.
These early theories centered on the 19th century case of von Zastow, a convicted rapist whose excessive sleepiness attributed to excessive masturbation and repressed homosexuality.Advertisement
Repressed desires and unconscious fears show up in dreams in Freudian theory.
The term is also sometimes used in regard to a psychotherapeutic release of repressed feelings, as occurs in psychodrama.
He can become so repressed that when his feelings are finally unleashed, the effect can be explosive.
Past life regression therapy seeks to bring into consciousness hidden or repressed memories that have been carried forward from a previous lifetime or incarnation.
Deputy Sheriff Lydia Larkin drove by in her official white Blazer and Dean repressed the impulse to give her a one-finger salute.
Everything looked quiet, until she checked her micro again and saw that the decryption program had begun popping up the messages that had been repressed in the comms system.
They were accordingly replaced in great measure by the old autocratic methods of administration, and much of the administrative corruption which had been cured, or at least repressed, by the reform enthusiasm again flourished luxuriantly.
In 1770 an abortive attempt at revolt, the hero of which was " Master " John, a Sphakiot chief, was repressed with great cruelty.
Governor Miguel de la Torre, who ruled the island with vice-regal powers during the second period of Ferdinand's absolutism, sternly repressed all attempts at liberalism, and made the island the resort for loyal refugees from the Spanish mainland.
Politically his rule was marked by the proclamation at Santiago in 1836, without his consent, of the Spanish constitution of 1834; he repressed the movement, and in 1837 the deputies of Cuba to the Cortes of Spain (to which they were admitted in the two earlier constitutional periods) were excluded from that body, and it was declared in the national constitution that Cuba (and Porto Rico) should be governed by " special laws."
Donati and Vieri de' Cerchi, were becoming more powerful, and Charles had increased their number by creating a great many knights; but their attempts to interfere with the administration of justice were severely repressed, and new laws were passed to reduce their influence.
When the internal disorders had been repressed and Arabia completely subdued, he directed his generals to foreign conquest.
Strengthened by a considerable number of Christian Albanians, they rendered good service in defending Greece, and to some extent repressed the ravages of the Klephts; but their power and independence were disliked by the Turks.
Wherever its operations can be traced, they are dominated by the conviction that all stirrings of independence must be repressed, and any advance beyond the stage of immaturity and nonage checked at the outset.
Brigandage was formerly so common that travel without an armed escort was extremely dangerous; under President Diaz, however, not only has such lawlessness been repressed but the brigands themselves have been given regular employment as rural guards under the government.
Occasionally the Church gave trouble - the presence of foreign priests was complained of; attempts to evade the law prohibiting conventual life were detected and foiled (1891, 1894); and there were Indian risings, repressed sometimes with great severity, among the Mayas of Yucatan, whose last stronghold was taken in 1891, and the Yaquis of Sonora (1899-1900).
His father, then prince of Prussia, was out of favour with Frederick the Great and entirely under the influence of his mistress; and the boy, handed over to tutors appointed by the king, lived a solitary and repressed life which tended to increase the innate weakness of his character.
Sixteen years later disorder broke out in north Britain, apparently in the district between the Cheviots and the Derbyshire hills, and was repressed with difficulty after four or five years' fighting.
The clay should be only slightly burnt, so as to make it crumble down readily; in fact, the fire should not be allowed to break through, but should be constantly repressed by the addition of material.
As in former times the effect of the connection of Germany with Italy was altogether mischievous, because to expedite his Italian journey the king had added to the great privileges of the princes and had repressed the energies of the towns.
He appears to have done his utmost to bring Egyptian affairs into order, and by very severe measures repressed the brigandage of the Bedouins of Lower Egypt.
He hurried back to Italy, and repressed the movement with his usual ferocity, but died in 1197.
A revolt in Sicily having been repressed, Pepe was appointed inspector-general of the army.
Although at various times he had helped to strengthen the law for the recovery of fugitive slaves, declining as secretary of state to aid Great Britain in the further suppression of the slave trade, and demanding the return of fugitives from Canada, yet he heartily supported the colonizing of the slaves in Africa, because slavery was the "deepest stain upon the character of the country," opposition to which could not be repressed except by "blowing out the moral lights around," and "eradicating from the human soul the light of reason and the law of liberty."
The paper also contained an attack upon the superintendent Nicholas Fouquet, and being opened by the postmaster of Paris, who happened to be a spy of Fouquet's, it gave rise to a bitter quarrel, which, however, Mazarin repressed during his lifetime.
The quickly repressed revolt of the Praguerie made no break in Charles VII.'s successes.
The most industrious race of Europe, they repressed industry.
In consequence troubles broke out in Prague, and were severely repressed by the Austrian authorities.
Among such is the immense legal development by which the primitive law of personal vengeance passed gradually away, leaving but a few surviving relics in the modern civilized world, and being replaced by the higher doctrine that crime is an offence against society, to be repressed for the public good.
The quarrels between the Hook and Cod factions still continued, but the outbreaks of civil strife were quickly repressed by the strong hand of Philip. Holland during this time contented Flourish- herself with growing material prosperity.
Aided by his faithful friend Maximilien de Bethune, baron de Rosny and duc de Sully (q.v.), he reformed the finances, repressed abuses, suppressed useless offices, extinguished the formidable debt and realized a reserve of eighteen millions.
But at the same time he devoted his energies to the improvement of the administration of the empire; he reformed the standard of coinage, fixed the price of provisions and other necessaries of daily life, remitted the tax upon inheritances and manumissions, abolished various monopolies, repressed corruption and encouraged trade.
But law and order were well maintained; the licence of the nobility was sternly repressed; the kingdoms of Sweden and Norway were treated as integral parts of the Danish state, and national aspirations were frowned upon or checked, though Norway, as being more loyal, was treated more indulgently than Sweden.
When his passions were not involved, or when they were repressed by a crisis, he was far-sighted, and his judgment of men was excellent.'
Though faithful in a high degree to the duties of friendship, he could not bear to visit his friends in sickness, and after their death he repressed all allusion to their memory.
Natasha cried angrily, in a voice of despair and repressed irritation.
Henceforward he repressed all projects of reckless enterprise, and confined himself to the gradual expansion and consolidation of the empire.
Hook uprisings took place at Leiden and Dordrecht and had to be repressed by armed force.
They were eventually disowned by the more reputable Jansenists, and were severely repressed by the police.
Whilst the Spanish fleet was destroyed before Syracuse by Admiral Byng, the intrigue of the Spanish ambassador Cellamare with the duke of Maine to exclude the family of Orleans from the succession on Louis XV.s death was discovered and repressed; and Marshal Berwick burned the dockyards at Pasajes in Spain.
The French colonel with difficulty repressed a yawn, but was polite and evidently understood Balashev's importance.
But repressed vexation at his son's poor-spirited behavior found expression in his treatment of his daughter.
An outbreak of cholera in 1837 led to disorders in Sicily, which, having assumed a political character, were repressed by Del Caretto with great severity.
The earl showed himself finely capable in practice as in theory, vigorous and tolerant, a man to be feared and a leader to be followed; he took the government entirely into his own hands, repressed the jobbery traditional to the office, established schools and manufactures, and at once conciliated and kept in check the Orange and Roman Catholic factions.