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synonyms for inhibition

  • reticence
  • self-consciousness
  • shyness
  • bar
  • barrier
  • blockage
  • check
  • embargo
  • interdict
  • interference
  • obstacle
  • prevention
  • prohibition
  • reserve
  • restraint
  • sublimation
  • suppression
  • hangup
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antonyms for inhibition

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • allowance
  • assistance
  • clearance
  • help
  • liberation
  • permission
  • approval
  • freedom
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How to use inhibition in a sentence

Conscious, slow, deep breaths cause sympathoinhibition, or inhibition of the sympathetic nervous system, which is exactly what gets over-excited when you’re anxious or stressed.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR ANXIETY FROM SPIRALING OUT OF CONTROLSARA CHODOSHJANUARY 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The blow keeps you awake and the alcohol lowers your inhibitions.
GUITAR LEGEND EDDIE VAN HALEN DIES OF CANCER AT 65RADMARYAOCTOBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
So the team conducted separate analyses of enzyme activity which found no protease inhibition at all.
A POPULAR HEARTBURN MEDICINE DOESN’T WORK AS A COVID-19 ANTIVIRALTINA HESMAN SAEYJULY 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Adaptations to responses other than fear may also have built on this coupling of heartbeat and inhibition.
HOW YOUR HEART INFLUENCES WHAT YOU PERCEIVE AND FEARJORDANA CEPELEWICZJULY 6, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
That’s why I like “social inhibition” or “bystander inhibition,” because that tells you what the effect is.
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No plays should be given during the time of sickness, or during any inhibition ordered at any time by the city authorities.
SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYHOUSESJOSEPH QUINCY ADAMS
Physical inhibition in the growth of the brain involves, on the mental side, feeble-mindedness and idiocy.
PSYCHOTHERAPYHUGO MNSTERBERG
But not satisfied with this, she determined to be revenged on her husband by obtaining, if possible, his inhibition.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
Movements and contractions due to nervousness are entirely purposeless; they even defy the most earnest efforts at inhibition.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
Flogging has become a pleasure purchasable in our streets, and inhibition a grown-up habit that children play at.
A TREATISE ON PARENTS AND CHILDRENGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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WORDS RELATED TO INHIBITION

  • blockage
  • cessation
  • check
  • checking
  • delay
  • end
  • halt
  • hindrance
  • inhibition
  • interruption
  • obstruction
  • prevention
  • restraining
  • restraint
  • stalling
  • stay
  • staying
  • stoppage
  • suppression
  • suspension
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.