Inhibition and Reserve

Inhibition

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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

Reserve is a synonym for inhibition in shyness topic. In some cases you can use "Reserve" instead a noun "Inhibition", when it comes to topics like restriction.
Nearby Words: inhibit, inhibited, inhibiting, inhibitor, inhibitory
Synonyms for Inhibition

Reserve

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Reserve noun – The checking of one's true feelings and impulses when dealing with others.
Usage example: the salesclerk showed great reserve in dealing with the unreasonable demands of the angry customer

Inhibition is a synonym for reserve in shyness topic. You can use "Inhibition" instead a noun "Reserve", if it concerns topics such as coolness of manner.
Nearby Words: reserved, reservation, reserving, reservist
Synonyms for Reserve

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emotional emotional inhibition emotional reserve
natural natural inhibition natural reserve
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