inhibition

  • 1 INHIBITION — L’évolution du concept d’inhibition nerveuse est assez remarquable; presque dès l’origine, il fut appliqué à l’interprétation de phénomènes de complexités très différentes, relevant d’échelles d’appréhension du fonctionnement nerveux les plus… …

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  • 2 Inhibition — In hi*bi tion, n. [L. inhibitio: cf. F. inhibition.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of inhibiting, or the state of being inhibited; restraint; prohibition; embargo. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) A stopping or checking of an already present action; a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 inhibition — index censorship, constraint (restriction), control (restriction), damper (stopper), deterrence …

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  • 4 inhibition — late 14c., formal prohibition; interdiction of legal proceedings by authority; also, the document setting forth such a prohibition, from O.Fr. inibicion and directly from L. inhibitionem (nom. inhibitio) a restraining, from pp. stem of inhibere… …

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  • 5 inhibition — [n] restriction, hindrance bar, barrier, blockage, check, embargo, hangup, interdict, interference, obstacle, prevention, prohibition, reserve, restraint, reticence, selfconsciousness, shyness, sublimation, suppression; concepts 411,657 Ant. aid …

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  • 6 inhibition — Inhibition, Inhibitio. Contrevenir aux inhibitions et defenses, Contra interdicta facere. Budaeus. Faire inhibitions et defenses, Edicere, Edicto vetare. Bud. Faire inhibitions et defenses sur certaines et grandes peines, Mulctam grandem… …

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  • 7 inhibition — Inhibition. s. f. Terme de Pratique. Deffense, prohibition. Inhibitions & deffenses sont faites à toutes personnes. l Arrest portoit, l Ordonnance portoit inhibitions & deffenses. Il se joint presque tousjours avec le mot de Deffense: & a plus d… …

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  • 8 inhibition — ► NOUN 1) the action of inhibiting or process of being inhibited. 2) a feeling that makes one unable to act in a relaxed and natural way …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 inhibition — [in΄hi bish′ən, in΄ibish′ən] n. [ME inhibicion < OFr < L inhibitio] 1. an inhibiting or being inhibited 2. anything that inhibits, esp., a mental or psychological process that restrains or suppresses an action, emotion, or thought …

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  • 10 inhibition — /in i bish euhn, in hi /, n. 1. the act of inhibiting. 2. the state of being inhibited. 3. something that inhibits; constraint. 4. Psychol. a. the blocking or holding back of one psychological process by another. b. inappropriate conscious or… …

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  • 11 Inhibition — Inhibiteur Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. De façon générale, un inhibiteur est quelque chose qui ralentit ou s oppose à un processus, qui l inhibe : En chimie, un inhibiteur est un …

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  • 12 inhibition — (i ni bi sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. Terme de jurisprudence. Opposition à, défense. •   Sa Majesté a fait très expresses inhibitions à tous nobles de son royaume de signer la prétendue requête, SAINT SIMON 463, 18.    Il se joint… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 Inhibition — Das Wort Inhibition (lat. inhibere ‚unterbinden‘, ‚anhalten‘; veraltend Inhibierung, deutsch Hemmung, Antonym Desinhibition, Desinhibierung) bezeichnet: in der Neurobiologie eine Abnahme der Erregbarkeit von Nervenzellen, siehe Inhibition… …

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  • 14 inhibition — 1. Depression or arrest of a function. SEE ALSO: inhibitor. 2. In psychoanalysis, the restraining of instinctual or unconscious drives or tendencies, especially if they conflict with one s conscience or with societal demands. 3. In psychology, a… …

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  • 15 inhibition — noun VERB + INHIBITION ▪ have (no) ▪ show (no) ▪ lose, overcome, shed ▪ The children, at first shy, soon lost their inhibitions …

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  • 16 inhibition */ — UK [ˌɪnhɪˈbɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms inhibition : singular inhibition plural inhibitions 1) [countable/uncountable] a feeling of being embarrassed or not confident that makes it difficult to relax and do or say what you want to She had no… …

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  • 17 Inhibition — draudimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. inhibition vok. Inhibition, f; Sperrung, f rus. запрет, m; запрещение, n pranc. défense, f; inhibition, f; interdiction, f …

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  • 18 inhibition — draudimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. inhibition vok. Inhibition, f; Sperrung, f rus. запрет, m; запрещение, n pranc. défense, f; inhibition, f; interdiction, f …

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  • 19 Inhibition — Sperrung; vorübergehende Aufhebung; Hemmung; Blockierung * * * In|hi|bi|ti|on 〈f. 20〉 1. 〈Biochem.; Med.; Psych.〉 Hemmung 2. 〈veraltet〉 Verbot [<lat. inhibitio „Hemmung“] * * * In|hi|bi|ti|on [lat. inhibere = h …

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  • 20 inhibition — in|hi|bi|tion [ˌınhıˈbıʃən] n 1.) [U and C] a feeling of shyness or embarrassment that stops you doing or saying what you really want ▪ She had no inhibitions about saying what she felt. ▪ People tend to lose their inhibitions when they ve drunk… …

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