Usage examples for inhibit

  1. They push down the pan of the scale to inhibit the post- pituitary. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  2. In the female, the ovary, that is to say, the interstitial cells of the ovary, inhibit the growth of hair upon the face. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  3. Little can be done to correct a condition where the water table itself is so close to the surface as to inhibit plant growth and this is assuredly one of the factors to be looked into before a tract is purchased. – A Living from the Land by William B. Duryee
  4. There was at the Sultana's the need of constant care to inhibit her cravings; there now was none to save her- unless Rosalie did. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  5. In the ability of one endocrine system to inhibit another we have the germ of the unconscious. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  6. Nor did her visual and prandial preoccupations inhibit her from a lively interest in the surrounding Babel of speech in mingled Spanish, Dutch, German, English, Italian, and French, all at the highest pitch, for a few rods away the cathedral bells were saluting Heaven with all the clangor and din of the other place, and only the strident of voice gained any heed in that contest. – The Unspeakable Perk by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  7. Nobo could and would tell the General what clothes to wear, and when to change them, and such matters; but she never ventured to inhibit the General's ideas as to going forth in rains, or driving where he everlastingly dod- blistered pleased, or words to that effect, across country in his magnificently rattletrap surrey, although she often looked very anxious. – The Killer by Stewart Edward White
  8. When he speaks, contradictory ideas rarely arise in the mind to inhibit the action he suggests. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  9. Nothing else is more powerful than religious conviction and sentiment to reinforce good conduct and to inhibit wrong action. – Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training by Mosiah Hall
  10. The very elements in ritual on which Dr Beck lays such stress, imitation, repetition, uniformity and social collectivity, have been found by the experience of all time to have a twofold influence- they inhibit the intellect, they stimulate and suggest emotion, ecstasy, trance. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  11. In short, city conditions unduly inhibit the natural development of many elements of the higher self. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  12. The argument that high taxes inhibit exploration is good only beyond the point where the industry itself becomes no longer profitable. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  13. Fear and anxiety intensify disease conditions, poison the secretions of the body and inhibit the action of the healing forces. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  14. Certain people can increase or inhibit the beating of their hearts at will, i. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  15. Bacterial action is an important factor in the earlier stages, in the partial decay of vegetable matter to form peat; accumulation of waste products from this action, however, appears to inhibit further bacterial activity. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  16. It was to the Field of Mars that Agrippa came, to whom Rome owed the Pantheon and the demand for a law which should inhibit the private ownership of a masterpiece. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  17. Fear is expressed that government borrowing to fund the deficit could inhibit the economic recovery by taking capital needed for business and industrial expansion. – State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan