In·hib·it v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhibited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhibiting.]
1. To check; to hold back; to restrain; to hinder.
Their motions also are excited or inhibited . . . by the objects without them. --Bentley.
2. To forbid; to prohibit; to interdict.
All men were inhibited, by proclamation, at the dissolution, so much as to mention a Parliament. --Clarendon.
Burial may not be inhibited or denied to any one. --Ayliffe.
adj : held back or restrained or prevented; "in certain conditions
previously inhibited conditioned reactions can
reappear" [ant: uninhibited]