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Not given expression; repressed: pent-up emotions.
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adj (pent up when postpositive)
1. not released; repressed: pent-up emotions.
2. kept unwillingly: I've been pent up in this office for over a year.
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confined; restrained; not vented or expressed; curbed: pent-up rage.
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|Adj.||1.||pent-up - characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions; "her severe upbringing had left her inhibited"; "a very inhibited young man, anxious and ill at ease"; "their reactions were partly the product of pent-up emotions"; "repressed rage turned his face scarlet"|
inhibited - held back or restrained or prevented; "in certain conditions previously inhibited conditioned reactions can reappear"
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adjective suppressed, checked, curbed, inhibited, held back, stifled, repressed, smothered, constrained, bridled, bottled up He still had a lot of pent-up anger to release.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
pent-up[ˈpentʌp] ADJ [rage] → contenido, reprimido; [emotion, frustration, energy] → contenido
pent-up demand → demanda f reprimida
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
pent-up[ˌpɛntˈʌp] adj (emotions, feelings) → represso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995