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Synonyms for inhibition
ˌɪn ɪˈbɪʃ ən, ˌɪn hɪ-in·hi·bi·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inhibition, suppressionnoun

    (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires

    Synonyms:
    forbiddance, stifling, curtailment, prohibition, crushing, quelling, suppression

  2. inhibitionnoun

    the quality of being inhibited

    Synonyms:
    forbiddance, prohibition, suppression

  3. inhibitionnoun

    (physiology) the process whereby nerves can retard or prevent the functioning of an organ or part

    "the inhibition of the heart by the vagus nerve"

    Synonyms:
    forbiddance, prohibition, suppression

  4. prohibition, inhibition, forbiddancenoun

    the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)

    "they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter"; "a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages"; "he ignored his parents' forbiddance"

    Synonyms:
    forbidding, forbiddance, ban, banning, prohibition era, prohibition, proscription, suppression

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inhibitionnoun

    Synonyms:
    restraint, hinderance, impediment, obstacle, obstruction, check

  2. inhibitionnoun

    Synonyms:
    prohibition, interdiction, interdict, disallowance, embargo

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inhibition":

    inhibiting, inhibitory, inhibitor

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How to use inhibition in a sentence?

  1. Melissa Etheridge:

    Cannabis is the best marital aid, when it’s date night … It takes down your inhibition; your sexual desires are enhanced. We take a bath every night and smoke and talk and wind down and sleep a very, very good night sleep — and sleep is extremely important.

  2. Eric Fortune:

    Oftentimes, what happens is after Eric Fortune have inhibition, Eric Fortune have a rebound, and that rebound can change the timing of Eric Fortune own behavior.


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