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Antonyms for pent

unconfined.

Quotes of pent

  1. Sport can bring communities together and can release a lot of pent -up emotions. – Ian Botham
  2. When you can't do something truly useful, you tend to vent the pent up energy in something useless but available, like snappy dressing. – Lois McMaster Bujold
  3. I'm just generally hugely frustrated, I'm a very, very frustrated man. I'm just a ball of pent -up frustration. – Allan Carr
  4. I've pent up all my aggression, kept swallowing it and swallowing it. – Mark David Chapman
  5. Writing has become such an outlet for me that when I don't have it, I just get pent up. – Emm Gryner

Usage examples for pent

  1. That--" He threw himself on his knees beside the bed and wept with all the pent up bitterness and misery that was in him- and still he was afraid to speak to her. ” – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. Slowly Marston paces the silent chamber alone, giving vent to his pent up emotions. ” – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  3. Some day the Awakening will come, when the pent up vigor of ten million souls shall sweep irresistibly toward the Goal, out of the Valley of the Shadow of Death, where all that makes life worth living- Liberty, Justice, and Right- is marked " For White People Only." ” – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  4. Then the pent up feelings burst forth. ” – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  5. “ Blackburn had sprung to his feet, his eyes blazing with the pent up wrath that had been in them for many days. ” – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  6. As he listened to the hoarse roar of the pent up torrent, he understood what that partly completed dam must have cost Nasmyth. ” – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  7. Pent up confidence came with a rush. ” – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  8. “ " Sir-" he turned again to Elmer Wiggins who was apparently the lightning conductor for the Colonel's fourteen years of pent up injury-" a father has his feelings. ” – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  9. He had been hard pressed, and now that the strain was over, all the pent passion of that long stress had escaped beyond control. ” – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  10. The shock was terrible; but the pent up fury of the French carried all before it, and the grenadiers were wellnigh destroyed. ” – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  11. “ Angela put out her light, and when she fell asleep a quarter of an hour later, drops she did not even feel were slowly trickling from her lids to the pillow; for there are women who do not easily cry when they are awake, but when they are sleeping their tired eyes shed the pent up tears and are refreshed by them. ” – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  12. It was a long distance from George's home, but she went about it gladly in preference to the hurried, pent up journey down by taxi or stage. ” – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. “ For bees have swarmed behind in a close place Pent up between this glass and the outer wall. ” – Georgian Poetry 1920-22 by Various
  14. There is no record that Mrs. Martineau was ever found wanting in due care for her children when the pent up agony of their bodies or spirits became so violent as to burst the bonds of reserve that her general demeanor and method of management imposed upon them. ” – Harriet Martineau by Florence Fenwick Miller
  15. But when he saw Mrs. Hackit come towards him with answering sorrow in her face, the pent up fountain of tears was opened; he threw himself on the sofa, hid his face, and sobbed aloud. ” – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  16. The maiden's mere touch seemed to discharge the pent up regret of the lady as if she had been a jar of electricity. ” – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  17. He dismounted with a bound, and as he did so the friends saw that his face was red as with pent up excitement. ” – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  18. The dance had released all the pent up emotions that a night of vivid sensations had called into her life. ” – The Blood Red Dawn by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  19. The pent up feeling had found vent at last. ” – The Moral Instruction of Children by Felix Adler
  20. He held his words suspended while he searched her face for justification of his pent arraignment. ” – The Rustler of Wind River by G. W. Ogden