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synonyms for inhibited

  • constrained
  • frustrated
  • guarded
  • repressed
  • reserved
  • subdued
  • withdrawn
  • cold
  • hung up
  • passionless
  • reticent
  • self-conscious
  • undemonstrative
  • unresponsive
  • uptight
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antonyms for inhibited

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  • extroverted
  • friendly
  • outgoing
  • sociable
  • aggressive
  • bold
  • forward
  • immodest
  • self-confident
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How to use inhibited in a sentence

By controlling nutrient conditions, we could turn the transposon on and off like a switch, looking for inhibited cell growth as it landed in different parts of the genome.
“SHE SAW SOMETHING IN ME”KATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
For fear he should be too quickly found out, he positively inhibited Charles from communicating it to his ministers.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
For externally his appearance would have been a shock, would have inhibited the pleasant intimacy at which they so soon arrived.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It may happen that in the case of feelings originally sexual their further development is inhibited.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
The scandalmonger, inhibited from doing the forbidden thing, enjoys himself by a vicarious indulgence in rottenness.
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If inhibited in the exercise of one mechanism of escape, the repressed wish will substitute another.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
The free mind is the functioning mind, the mind which is not inhibited in its work by any conflict within itself.
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In the same way each time that anger is conquered and inhibited, the easier will it be to restrain it the next time.
YOUR MIND AND HOW TO USE ITWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
They were merely inhibited from any activity in connexion with another, however beautiful and desirable.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
You could think of it as a current of transcendent power, hitherto mysteriously inhibited.
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