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Definition of Inhibition

Inhibition

  1. The act of inhibiting, or the state of being inhibited; restraint; prohibition; embargo.
  2. A stopping or checking of an already present action; a restraining of the function of an organ, or an agent, as a digestive fluid or ferment, etc.; as, the inhibition of the respiratory center by the pneumogastric nerve; the inhibition of reflexes, etc.
  3. A writ from a higher court forbidding an inferior judge from further proceedings in a cause before; esp., a writ issuing from a higher ecclesiastical court to an inferior one, on appeal.

Inhibition Quotations

I love when things are transparent, free and clear of all inhibition and judgement.
Pharrell Williams

No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration.
Martin Van Buren

I'm a huge Freddie Mercury fan. I think he was the end-all. I love his lack of inhibition, his talent, the chances he took. He made mistakes on his records, and he didn't care.
Harry Connick, Jr.

I love when things are transparent, free and clear of all inhibition and judgment.
Pharrell Williams

When I do comedy, I lose all inhibition and introspection. I no longer care.
Jessica Alba
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Inhibition Translations

inhibition in German is Sperrung, Hemmung
inhibition in Norwegian is hemning

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