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inhibition US English

A feeling that makes one self-conscious and unable to act in a relaxed and natural way

inhibition US Thesaurus

they overcame their inhibitions

proactive inhibition US English

The tendency of previously learned material to hinder subsequent learning

reactive inhibition US English

The inhibiting effect of fatigue or boredom on the response to a stimulus and ability to learn

retroactive inhibition US English

The tendency of later learning to hinder the memory of previously learned material