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inhibited

[ in-hib-i-tid ]
/ ɪnˈhɪb ɪ tɪd /
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adjective

overly restrained.
Psychology. suffering from inhibition.

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Origin of inhibited

First recorded in 1960–65; inhibit + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM inhibited

o·ver·in·hib·it·ed, adjectivesem·i-in·hib·it·ed, adjective
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