Meaning of INHIBITION in English

INHIBITION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

cast aside your inhibitions/doubts etc

Cast aside your fears.

shed your inhibitions (= stop worrying about what other people will think of your behaviour )

As the party went on, people began to shed their inhibitions.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

effect

Clearly, this aspect of our account of habituation is not enough in itself to explain the latent inhibition effect .

When tested after 21 days, however, the latent inhibition effect produced by pre-exposure to saccharin has disappeared.

But the latent inhibition effect did not generalize.

■ VERB

cause

Indomethacin caused significant inhibition of pancreatic formation of prostaglandin E2, 6k prostaglandin F1a and thromboxane B2.

But the learning disabilities and sensory-motor integration weaknesses do not cause the work inhibition .

And yet-and this was an increasing pain-the loneliness caused by this inhibition was getting daily harder to bear.

Neurological weaknesses do not cause work inhibition .

In this model the termination of the depolarization is caused by network-generated reciprocal inhibition .

show

But, although Ashley stood still and wary, her son showed no inhibitions .

Various animal studies have shown inhibition of pancreatic enzyme secretion by pancreatic proteases in the duodenum.

Whatever the style, congregations show few inhibitions in facial expression and in their use of the body to express devotion.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Alcohol can make you lose all your inhibitions - but you may regret this the next morning!

I was amazed at Sam's lack of inhibition about singing in public.

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