inhibition

Best matches, sorted by the Matches.

1-5 of 5 possibilities

Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry abandon , unconstraint , wantonness
(biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure antagonism
inhibition of the growth of bacteria bacteriostasis
method of behavior therapy based on the inhibition of one response by the occurrence of another response that is mutually incompatible with it; a relaxation response might be conditioned to a stimulus that previously evoked anxiety reciprocal-inhibition therapy , reciprocal inhibition
inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion taboo , tabu
Search another word or see inhibition on Thesaurus | Reference
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature

;