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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of inhibit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. held back or restrained or prevented; ; -- of behaviors. Opposite of uninhibited.
  • adj. Having a hesitancy or reluctance to exhibit normal emotional reactions; -- of people.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. held back or restrained or prevented

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Examples

  • Now the bishop did not at all like the use of the word inhibited, understanding well that Mrs Proudie intended it to be understood as implying some episcopal command against which there should be no appeal; — but he let it pass.

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  • When a monkey bred to be inhibited is reared by a bold, easygoing foster mother, however, the youngster develops not only her ways but even her low-norepinephrine chemistry.

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  • Now the bishop did not at all like the use of the word inhibited, understanding well that Mrs Proudie intended it to be understood as implying some episcopal command against which there should be no appeal; -- but he let it pass.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • As a positive control, Dyn K44A expression inhibited uptake of a clathrin-mediated endocytosis marker, fluorescent-labeled transferrin (

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  • Many experience what academics have called "inhibited social contact initiative syndrome" and actively avoid direct sales, he says.

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  • As expected, PHD2 overexpression inhibited the expression of HIF-1α wt and HRE-dependent transcriptional activity while it did not abrogate the expression and activation of reporter gene transcription in cells expressing

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  • Further analysis of one cell line showed that adenovirally delivered PEA-15 overexpression inhibited cell growth and reduced DNA synthesis.

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  • The law prescribed that the use of cell phones be "inhibited" in banks.

    To Foil Heists, Argentina Bans Phones in Banks

  • Michael Williams said he understood that the rig had been operating with the system in "inhibited" mode for a year to prevent false alarms from disturbing the crew.

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  • Katharine Jefferts Schori, has "inhibited" Bishop Jack Iker of Fort Worth, ordering him not to perform as an ordained priest.

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