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    inhibition

    inhibition - Dictionary definition and meaning for word inhibition

    Definition
    (noun) (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
    Synonyms : suppression
    Definition
    (noun) the quality of being inhibited Definition
    (noun) (physiology) the process whereby nerves can retard or prevent the functioning of an organ or part
    Example Sentence
    • the inhibition of the heart by the vagus nerve
    Definition
    (noun) the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)
    Synonyms : forbiddance , prohibition
    Example Sentence
    • they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter
    • a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages
    • he ignored his parents' forbiddance
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