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inhibit
used in In Cold Blood

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Definition
unable to act naturally due to being overly self-conscious
  • The histories revealed in each a severe degree of sexual inhibition.
    4 — The Corner (53% in)
inhibition = limitation of activity

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
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