Uncertainty over the TPC's future is inhibiting new investment.
The high price of the Tesla Model S—about $60,000—is inhibiting more widespread adoption.
So long as the inhibiting sense of impossibility remains in the child's mind, he will continue unable to get beyond the obstacle.
Those that act directly upon the bacteria in milk, restraining or inhibiting their development.
This may have been, in part, due to the dry weather delaying or inhibiting growth.
Evolution has taken place through the steady loss of inhibiting factors.
It may be necessary to use the catheter if the water should fail to pass off after inhibiting the pubic system.
Lewis rose, with some kind of warning and inhibiting gesture to Remnant, who, he was conscious was gaping at him in astonishment.
Suppose the orthodoxies and superstitions succeed in inhibiting me.
These statistics thus confirm the view of the dominance of the inhibiting factor.
early 15c., "to forbid, prohibit," back-formation from inhibition or else from Latin inhibitus, past participle of inhibere "to hold in, hold back, keep back" (see inhibition). Psychological sense (1876) is from earlier, softened meaning of "restrain, check, hinder" (1530s). Related: Inhibited; inhibiting.
inhibit in·hib·it (ĭn-hĭb'ĭt)
v. in·hib·it·ed, in·hib·it·ing, in·hib·its
To hold back; restrain.
To suppress or restrain a behavioral process, an impulse, or a desire consciously or unconsciously.
To prevent or decrease the rate of a chemical reaction.
To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of something in the body, as an enzyme or organ.