inhibition definition

  • noun:
    • The work of inhibiting or the condition of being inhibited.
    • Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
    • Psychology Conscious or unconscious restraint of a behavioral procedure, a desire, or an impulse.
    • Chemistry the illness in which and/or procedure wherein a reaction is inhibited.
    • Biology the situation which and/or procedure through which an enzyme, like, is inhibited.
    • the act of inhibiting.
    • your own sense of fear or embarrassment that stops one behaving naturally.
    • the entire process of preventing or retarding a chemical response.
    • The work of suppressing, and/or condition of being inhibited; restraint; prohibition; embargo.
    • A stopping or checking of an already current action; a restraining of this purpose of an organ, or a real estate agent, as a digestive liquid or chemical, etc.
    • A writ from a greater courtroom forbidding a substandard judge from additional procedures in a cause before; esp., a writ issuing from an increased ecclesiastical courtroom to an inferior one, on charm.
    • The decrease in price or stopping of a chemical or biochemical reaction, considering relationship with a chemical agent.
    • The work of suppressing, or even the state to be inhibited; prohibition; restraint; embargo.
    • In English legislation, a writ to forbid a judge from further proceedings in an underlying cause based before him, providing usually from a greater ecclesiastical court to a substandard one, on attraction.
    • In physiology, the reducing associated with the action of a nervous apparatus by nervous impulses reaching it from a connected process.
    • In therapy, the expected restraint or cancelation of a mental procedure by various other concurrent mental processes.
    • (psychology) the aware exclusion of unsatisfactory ideas or needs
    • (physiology) the process wherein nerves can retard or stop the functioning of an organ or part
    • the quality of being inhibited
    • the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)

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