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inhibition
American English: /ˌɪn(h)ɪˈbɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ɪn(h)ɪˈbɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of inhibition in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable and countable (Psychology) to lose/get rid of one's inhibitions
    perder las inhibiciones
    he has no inhibitions about discussing his personal problems
    habla de sus problemas personales sin ninguna inhibición
    Example sentences
    • But Freud also acknowledged that purely external factors, rather than internal inhibitions, might prevent the direct expression of such impulses.
    • She then builds up a secondary inhibition to sexual arousal in order to avoid the frustration accompanying an unsatisfying sexual experience.
    • The moral that Freud drew from this reasoning was that the inhibition of natural emotional expressions could lead to dangerous consequences.
    1.2 uncountable (Biology, Chemistry)
    Example sentences
    • With respect to this subject, the reported DNA damage and inhibition of DNA repair functions by photooxidative reactions is an interesting aspect.
    • Similar calmodulin-mediated phosphorylations lead to inhibition of glycogen synthase.
    • The alternative possibility, that the kinetic complexity of Mg-G-actin digestions arises from trypsin inhibition in these reactions, has been tested in two ways.

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