\(ˌ)disənˈhibə̇t\ transitive verb
Etymology: dis- (I) + inhibit
: to cause the loss or reduction of (an inhibition)

an illicit drug that disinhibited aggressive behavior

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  • disinhibit — transitive verb see disinhibition …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • disinhibit — verb To remove an inhibition. See Also: disinhibition …   Wiktionary

  • disinhibit — verb (disinhibits, disinhibiting, disinhibited) make less inhibited. Derivatives disinhibition noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • disinhibit — dis·in·hib·it …   English syllables

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  • disinhibition — noun Date: circa 1927 loss or reduction of an inhibition (as by the action of interfering stimuli or events) < disinhibition of a reflex > < disinhibition of violent tendencies > • disinhibit transitive verb • disinhibitor noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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