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1. inhibition

noun. ['ˌɪnhəˈbɪʃən, ˌɪnəˈbɪʃən'] (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires.

Synonyms

  • abstinence

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • permissible

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Words that Rhyme with Inhibition

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

Example sentences of the word inhibition


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is known as a bite inhibition.

2. inhibition

noun. ['ˌɪnhəˈbɪʃən, ˌɪnəˈbɪʃən'] the quality of being inhibited.

Synonyms

  • restraint
  • taboo
  • tabu

Antonyms

  • profane
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

3. inhibition

noun. ['ˌɪnhəˈbɪʃən, ˌɪnəˈbɪʃən'] (physiology) the process whereby nerves can retard or prevent the functioning of an organ or part.

Synonyms

  • organic process

Antonyms

  • stabilization
  • dormant

4. inhibition

noun. ['ˌɪnhəˈbɪʃən, ˌɪnəˈbɪʃən'] the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof).

Synonyms

  • prohibition
  • action

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • indiscipline
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