- inhibitory fiber,
- inhibitory nerve
Origin of inhibited
verb (used with object)
Origin of inhibit
Examples from the Web for inhibited
Thinking and cognition can be inhibited, with executive function demonstrating particularly notable challenges.Study Says Half of Jailed NYC Teens Have History of Brain Injury|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They would normally be inhibited from taking an "anti-Israel" stance in the international arena.
Pretty outlandish, but again, it just shows he is not inhibited in trying any sort of device that might let him hold onto power.
The scandalmonger, inhibited from doing the forbidden thing, enjoys himself by a vicarious indulgence in rottenness.
The free mind is the functioning mind, the mind which is not inhibited in its work by any conflict within itself.
The reflex action of the cord may be diminished, or inhibited as it is called, but this power is limited.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
The former result is inhibited by nature; the latter by the competition of other persons who own the same kind of land.Distributive Justice|John A. (John Augustine) Ryan
Everybody in the category of invalids affected it in especial, since litters and sedans were not inhibited there.The Prince of India, Volume I|Lew. Wallace
verb -its, -iting or -ited (tr)
- to prevent the occurrence of (a particular signal) in a circuit
- to prevent the performance of (a particular operation)
Word Origin for inhibit
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.