pent up

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pent up

adj pred, pent-up
adj attr person (with frustration, anger) → geladen pred; (after traumatic experience) → aufgewühlt; (= nervous, excited)innerlich angespannt; emotions, passion, excitementaufgestaut; (Econ) demandrege, lebhaft; she had been very pent upes hatte sich alles in ihr gestaut; pent-up feelingsein Emotionsstau m, → angestaute Gefühle pl
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Why were they keeping him pent up in this narrow crate?
We have a lot of pent up feelings stuffed inside our hearts; most of the times we keep it inside and do not express those feelings properly.
"It's human nature to be pent up and nervous with how it would go.
Original equipment tire shipments for both the light vehicle and commercial truck markets will be up nearly 16% for 2012 as continued pent up demand for both light vehicles and commercial trucks will add to domestic new vehicle sales and production.
Janet Jackson has revealed she got rid of the "pent up anger" she felt after Michael Jackson's death by working on a movie.
"There is the danger that you can get too pent up and lose your head," he said.
Given the current supply and demand dynamics, where supply is not expected to catch up with demand - both pent up and new - over the next 18 to 24 months at least, prices and rents are expected to continue to rise in all the real estate segments over the short to medium term.
He said the Labour government was forced to act quickly after sweeping to power in 1997 because of the "pent up" feeling in Wales for more power.
Andrew Greenspan, Principal of GHP Office Realty, commented, "Despite all the development, downtown Princeton remains a special place with significant pent up demand."
There has been a pent up demand building since 1997 and we're now seeing that economic infusion to bring new vitality to the entire agricultural community.
Jacobs says the ferrous price rise of this spring and summer lured a lot of pent up scrap auto bodies and appliances out of hiding.