inhibition

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French inibicion, from Latin inhibitio.

Noun[edit]

inhibition (countable and uncountable, plural inhibitions)

  1. The act of inhibiting.
  2. (psychology) A personal feeling of fear or embarrassment that stops one behaving naturally.
  3. (chemistry) The process of stopping or retarding a chemical reaction.
  4. (law) A writ from a higher court to an inferior judge to stay proceedings.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

inhibition

  1. Genitive singular form of inhibitio.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

inhibition f (plural inhibitions)

  1. inhibition

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