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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Closely confined.

Usage examples (37)
  • Holding in pent-up frustration won't make the problem go away.
  • No, John and Glaivester were correct re the deprivation and austere living of WWII resulting in pent up consumer demand
  • We put a roof over our heads to keep out storm and sunshine, sleep in pent rooms, and are afraid of the good night air and the open sky.
  • What we have is what's known as a pent up demand to retire. for more
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