Synonyms of inhibition in English:

inhibition


See definition of inhibition

noun

1usually inhibitions‘not everyone managed to overcome their inhibitions’

SYNONYMS
shyness, reticence, self-consciousness, reserve, diffidence, bashfulness, coyness, embarrassment, unease, wariness, reluctance, discomfort, hesitance, hesitancy, apprehension, nerves, nervousness, insecurity
lack of confidence, unassertiveness, timidity, timorousness
repression, restraint, constraint, reservation, mental block, psychological block
informal hang-up

2‘the inhibition of news publishing by libel laws’

SYNONYMS
hindrance, hampering, holding back, discouragement, obstruction, impediment, retardation
curbing, checking, suppression, repression, restriction, restraint, constraint, bridling, shackling, fettering, cramping, balking, frustration, arrest, stifling, smothering, prevention, blocking, thwarting, foiling, quashing, stopping, halting, putting an end to, putting an stop to, nipping in the bud
curb, check, bar, barrier, straitjacket
ANTONYMS

encouragement, promotion