Usage examples for inhibited

  1. The brain, the nerves and the sense organs obviously decay: the soul, you may say, is not a product of them, but when they are destroyed or even injured, perceptive and intellectual processes are inhibited and apparently rendered impossible. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  2. Because the Dominance, or Male developmental power, of the Recessives being inhibited by the Recessiveness, or Femaleness, in them, is of low Vigour. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  3. Impulses with her were rather rare and inhibited but this one made her tremble. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  4. Having, as they imagined, silenced Galileo, the Inquisition resolved to condemn the entire Copernican system as heretical; and in order to effectually accomplish this, besides condemning the writings of Galileo, they inhibited Kepler's 'Epitome of the Copernican System, ' and Copernicus's own work, 'De Revolutionibus Orbium Celestium. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  5. During this time the natural tendency to over- indulgence of the appetite should be inhibited and temperance should be reduced to a habit. – Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training by Mosiah Hall