Definition of pent in English:


Syllabification: pent
Pronunciation: /pent


chiefly • literary
  • another term for pent-up. with pent breath she waited out the meeting
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    • But there is an eye for the storyline pent in tense emotion that generates many of these poems.
    • The drawing is on pure white fabric which forms a spiral, representative of pent energy.
    • He was pent force waiting to be translated into action.

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