Usage examples for inhibit

  1. 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
  2. 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