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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : held back or restrained or prevented; "in certain conditions
            previously inhibited conditioned reactions can
            reappear" [ant: uninhibited]