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Unable to act in a relaxed and natural way because of self-consciousness or mental restraint,
  1. Unable to act in a relaxed and natural way because of self-consciousness or mental restraint
    • - I could never appear nude, I'm far too inhibited

  1. held back or restrained or prevented; "in certain conditions previously inhibited conditioned reactions can reappear"
  2. (inhibit) suppress: to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  3. (inhibit) limit the range or extent of; "Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs"
  4. (inhibit) control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
  5. (inhibition) (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
  6. (inhibition) the quality of being inhibited
  7. (Inhibition (social)) Social inhibition is a conscious or unconscious constraint or curtailment by a person of a process or behaviour that the person may consider objectionable in a social setting. ...
  8. (Inhibitor (chemistry)) A reaction inhibitor is a substance that decreases the rate of, or prevents, a chemical reaction.
  9. An inhibitory postsynaptic potential (IPSP) is a synaptic potential that decreases the chance that a future action potential will occur in a postsynaptic neuron or α-motoneuron. Purves et al. Neuroscience. 4th ed. Sunderland (MA): Sinauer Associates, Incorporated; 2008. ...
  10. (inhibit) to hinder; to restrain
  11. (inhibitor) Any substance capable of stopping or slowing a specific chemical reaction; Any substance capable of stopping or slowing a specific biological process
  12. (inhibitory) that inhibits; of, or relating to an inhibitor
  13. (INHIBIT) A way of taking control of a rogue lantern (or lanterns) at the lighting desk during the operation of a show and removing them from any further lighting states, until the inhibit is removed. Can also be used for removing the front of house lighting from a curtain call state. ...
  14. (INHIBIT) To hold in check or stop; e.g., to inhibit or check seed germination or plant growth with herbicides.
  15. (Inhibit) Some lighting desks allow for the control of one or a group of channels to be overridden via a separate control circuit.
  16. (inhibit) (v.) to prevent, restrain, stop (When I told you I needed the car last night, I certainly never meant to inhibit you from going out.)
  17. (inhibit) [BSG] Bit 28 (big-endian) of every 645 and 6180 instruction is labeled "inhibit", and prevents interrupts, connect faults, and timer runouts after this instruction (or pair on the 6180). On the 645, the inhibit bit was only obeyed in master (privileged) mode. ...
  18. (inhibit) v.  ~ sb prevent sb from doing sth that should be natural or easy to do
  19. (Inhibition) A writ which prohibits a debtor from burdening his heritage or parting with it to the detriment of the inhibiting creditor.
  20. (Inhibition) In reference to neurons, this is a synaptic message that prevents the recipient cell from firing.
  21. Inhibition allows your creditor to stop you selling, transferring, or re-mortgaging your house or land unless you pay your debt to them. It does not allow your creditor to sell your property
  22. (inhibition) One of the responses caused by specific neurotransmitters binding to receptors on a neuron. Inhibition decreases the probability that neurotransmitters will be released by the neuron.
  23. (INHIBITION) a voluntary or involuntary restraint on the direct expression of an instinct.
  24. (Inhibition) A court order based upon a Scottish decree or an extract registered judgment preventing sale of a debtor’s property in security of a debt owed.
  25. (Inhibition) A mental condition in which the range and amount of behaviour is curtailed, beginning or continuing a course of action is difficult, and there is a peculiar hesitancy as if restrained by an external force.