INHIBIT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INHIBIT
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 v.  restrain; prevent or forbid; hold back
Classic Sentence:
1  But of course, in all her conversations with Ashley there were so many things which could not be said, for honor's sake, that the sheer force of them inhibited other remarks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
Example Sentence:
1  The interplay between the new politics and the modern media will unbalance the political process and inhibit its workings.
2  She used cognitive therapy on her client to try to inhibit those negative thoughts which were damaging his self-esteem.
3  Only two things inhibit him from taking a punch at Mike Tyson: Tyson's left hook, and Tyson's right jab.
4  She felt very inhibited by her own lack of experience.
5  His senses and reasons inhibited his wrong desires or impulses.
6  The fission of the cell could be inhibited with certain chemicals.
7  She's too inhibited to laugh at jokes about sex.
8  The doctor inhibited the patient from taking that medicine.
9  He was rather inhibited about discussing politics.
10  The young ladies of the public relation are too inhibited to laugh freely.
11  The pursuit of the alternatives can be inhibited by the view that little if anything can be achieved within present resource limits.
12  Many people are inhibited about discussing sexual matters.
13  It can be very inhibiting for an author if he or she knows that what happens in fiction is going to be taken so seriously.
14  The high cost of borrowing is inhibiting investment by industry in new equipment.