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  Words related to inhibition

Related / Similar Words: prohibition, forbiddance, suppression

 

Definition:
  • the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof); "they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter"; "a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages"; "he ignored his parents'' forbiddance";
  • (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires;
  • the quality of being inhibited;
  • (physiology) the process whereby nerves can retard or prevent the functioning of an organ or part; "the inhibition of the heart by the vagus nerve";

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    Hyponyms: taboo, tabu

     

    Derivational Morphology: forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb, repress

     

     
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