Pent-up meaning

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The definition of pent-up is something that builds up and isn't expressed or released.

An example of pent-up is when you don't cry when you are sad.

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Not given expression; repressed.

Pent-up emotions.

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Held in check; kept inside; not released; unable to be released.

Pent-up emotion.

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Repressed or suppressed, especially of emotions or impulses.

He punched his pillow and screamed at the top of his lungs about all the pent-up frustrations from the day.

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Alternative spelling of pent-up.
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Origin of pent-up