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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inhibited(adj)

    held back or restrained or prevented

    "in certain conditions previously inhibited conditioned reactions can reappear"


  1. inhibited(adj.)

    Having a hesitancy or reluctance to exhibit normal emotional reactions; -- of people; as, he was too inhibited to make friends easily.

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  1. Inhibited

    of Inhibit

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inhibited in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inhibited in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of inhibited in a Sentence

  1. Harold MacMillan:

    I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.

  2. Molly Stapelman:

    Obviously, she’s a living, breathing example that just because you have a limb difference doesn’t mean you have to be inhibited or ‘disabled,’ she wasn’t always comfortable with her limb difference, entered a modelling industry where you are assessed based on how you look, and then pushed herself out of her comfort zone, and is now sharing her experiences and inspiring others to get out of their comfort zone as well.

  3. Yoko Ono:

    I think he had a desire to, but I think he was too inhibited, no, not inhibited. He said, ‘I don’t mind if there’s an incredibly attractive guy.’ It’s very difficult -- they would have to be not just physically attractive, but mentally very advanced too. And you can’t find people like that.

  4. Harold Macmillan, British prime minister (1957-1963):

    I have never found in a long experience of politics that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.

  5. Kingman Brewster, Jr.:

    Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure.

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