Synonyms

1. reciprocal-inhibition_therapy

noun. a method of behavior therapy based on the inhibition of one response by the occurrence of another response that is mutually incompatible with it; a relaxation response might be conditioned to a stimulus that previously evoked anxiety.

Synonyms

  • behavior therapy
  • reciprocal inhibition

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Example sentences of the word reciprocal-inhibition


1. Noun Phrase
This is called reciprocal inhibition and is an important aspect of virtually all human movement.

2. Noun Phrase
Overly tight hip flexors inhibit your butt muscles and trigger a condition called reciprocal inhibition.

3. Noun Phrase
Active stretching works by activating the reciprocal inhibition reflex.

4. Noun Phrase
This is called reciprocal inhibition.

2. reciprocal

adjective. ['rɪˈsɪprəkəl'] concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return.

Synonyms

  • bilateral
  • correlative
  • mutual
  • reciprocative
  • reciprocatory
  • interactional
  • interactive

Antonyms

  • right triangle
  • unilateral
  • asymmetrical
  • unrelated

Etymology

  • reciprocus (Latin)

3. inhibition

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

Synonyms

  • abstinence

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • permissible

4. inhibition

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

Synonyms

  • restraint
  • taboo
  • tabu

Antonyms

  • profane
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

5. reciprocal

noun. ['rɪˈsɪprəkəl'] hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype.

Synonyms

  • crossbreeding
  • crossing
  • hybridization
  • hybridisation
  • reciprocal cross
  • hybridizing
  • interbreeding

Antonyms

  • antagonistic
  • good-natured
  • lengthwise
  • uncross

Etymology

  • reciprocus (Latin)

6. 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

7. inhibition

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

Synonyms

  • prohibition
  • action

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • indiscipline

8. reciprocal

noun. ['rɪˈsɪprəkəl'] (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7.

Synonyms

  • inverse
  • opposite

Antonyms

  • forward
  • synonym
  • same

Etymology

  • reciprocus (Latin)

9. reciprocal

adjective. ['rɪˈsɪprəkəl'] of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function.

Antonyms

  • oblique triangle

Etymology

  • reciprocus (Latin)

10. reciprocal

noun. ['rɪˈsɪprəkəl'] something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else.

Synonyms

  • reciprocity

Antonyms

  • unreciprocated
  • unanswered

Etymology

  • reciprocus (Latin)
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