inhibited Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “inhibited” - Learner’s Dictionary

inhibited

adjective     /ɪnˈhɪbɪtɪd/
not confident enough to say or do what you wantShy and modestAnxious and worried
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 Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “inhibited”

Word of the Day

parade

a large number of people walking or in vehicles, all going in the same direction, usually as part of a public celebration of something

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More