Inhibitory and Restrictive


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Inhibitory adjective – Restrictive of action.
Restrictive and inhibitory are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Restrictive" instead an adjective "Inhibitory".
Nearby Words: inhibit, inhibited, inhibition, inhibiting, inhibitor
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Restrictive adjective – Serving to restrict.
Usage example: teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments

Inhibitory and restrictive are semantically related. You can use "Inhibitory" instead an adjective "Restrictive".
Nearby Words: restrict, restricted, restriction, restricting
Synonyms for Restrictive
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