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Noun inhibition has 4 senses
  1. inhibition, suppression - (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires
    --1 is a kind of abstinence
    Derived form: verb inhibit1
  2. inhibition - the quality of being inhibited
    --2 is a kind of
    restraint, control
    --2 has particulars: taboo, tabu
  3. inhibition - (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"
    --3 is a kind of
    organic process, biological process
  4. prohibition, inhibition, forbiddance - 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"
    --4 is a kind of action
    Derived form: verb inhibit1
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