Definitions For Inhibit


  • Prohibit, forbid, or prevent from doing something
  • Make (someone) self-conscious and as a result unable to act naturally
  • Consciously restrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
  • Limit, block, or decrease the action or function of
  • To keep (someone) from doing what he or she wants to do
  • To prevent or slow down the activity or occurrence of (something)

Is Inhibit a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Inhibit is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Inhibit in a Sentence

  • You shouldn't allow fear of failure to inhibit you.
  • He was inhibited by modesty.
  • Fear can inhibit people from expressing their opinions.

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