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inhibition

noun [C or U] (embarrassment)    /ˌɪn.hɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ /ˌɪn.ɪ-/
C2 a feeling of embarrassment or worry that prevents you from saying or doing what you want: After a couple of drinks he lost his inhibition and started talking and laughing loudly. She was determined to shed her inhibitions and have a good time.Shy and modestAnxious and worried
(Definition of inhibition noun (embarrassment) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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