Control and Inhibition


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Control noun – A mechanism for adjusting the operation of a device, machine, or system.
Inhibition and control are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Inhibition" instead a noun "Control".
Nearby Words: controlled, controlling, controller, controllable
Synonyms for Control


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Inhibition noun – The checking of one's true feelings and impulses when dealing with others.
Usage example: an innate inhibition made it difficult for him to tell his girlfriend what he was really feeling

Control and inhibition are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Control" instead a noun "Inhibition".
Nearby Words: inhibit, inhibited, inhibiting, inhibitor, inhibitory
Synonyms for Inhibition

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emotional emotional control emotional inhibition
little little control little inhibition
main main control main inhibition

Both words in one sentence

  • Tabletop Game / Vampire: The Masquerade Every once in a while you do get someone who plays a wacky Malk and then proceeds to explore the more serious consequences of things like lack of inhibition/impulse control... but don't hold your breath.
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Inhibition or Control. 2016. Accessed October 27, 2020.

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