Inhibition meaning

ĭn'hə-bĭsh'ən, ĭn'ə-
The act of inhibiting or the state of being inhibited.
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Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
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Conscious or unconscious restraint of a behavioral process, desire, or impulse.
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The definition of an inhibition is something that holds you back or restrains you from doing or thinking something.

When you are concerned about your body and don't want to wear a swimsuit or go to the beach, your concern is an example of your inhibition.

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The condition in which or the process by which a reaction is inhibited.
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The condition in which or the process by which an enzyme, for example, is inhibited.
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An inhibiting or being inhibited.
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Anything that inhibits, esp., a mental or psychological process that restrains or suppresses an action, emotion, or thought.
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The act of inhibiting or the state of being inhibited.
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Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
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Conscious or unconscious restraint of a behavioral process, desire, or impulse.
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The condition in which or the process by which a reaction is inhibited.
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The blocking or limiting of the activity of an organ, tissue, or cell of the body, caused by the action of a nerve or neuron or by the release of a substance such as a hormone or neurotransmitter.
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(psychology) A personal feeling of fear or embarrassment that stops one behaving naturally.
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(chemistry) The process of stopping or retarding a chemical reaction.
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The condition in which or the process by which an enzyme, for example, is inhibited.
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The act of inhibiting.
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Origin of inhibition

From Old French inibicion, from Latin inhibitio