inhibited definition, meaning - what is inhibited in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “inhibited”

See all translations

inhibited

adjective uk   /ɪnˈhɪb.ɪ.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/
not confident enough to say or do what you want: The presence of strangers made her feel inhibited.
Translations of “inhibited”
in Korean 억제된…
in Arabic كابِح, مانِع…
in Portuguese inibido…
in Catalan inhibit…
in Japanese 内気な, 抑制された…
in Italian inibito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拘謹的, 受約束的…
in Russian скованный…
in Turkish çekingen, ürkek, sıkılgan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拘谨的, 受约束的…
in Polish skrępowany…
(Definition of inhibited from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of inhibited?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “inhibited”

Definitions of “inhibited” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

May I sit here? Asking for and giving permission.

by Liz Walter,
June 03, 2015
We often find ourselves in situations where we need to ask for permission or to reply to people who ask us for permission. Here are some words and phrases to help you do this in a natural way. The simplest way to ask for permission is with the modal verb can: Can

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More