Definition: an emotion of embarrassment or worry that stops a person from behaving in a certain manner
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): prevention, barrier
Antonym(s): aid, help
1. As an alcoholic, Ken has to fight the inhibition to drink daily.
2. Mary’s inhibition of being laughed at prevents her from speaking out in class.
3. Drinking booze usually reduces my inhibition of quietness.