disinhibit


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dis·in·hib·it

 (dĭs′ĭn-hĭb′ĭt)
tr.v. dis·in·hib·it·ed, dis·in·hib·it·ing, dis·in·hib·its
1. To free (a person) from inhibitions.
2. To terminate or reverse the inhibition of (a neuron, for example).

disinhibit

(ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪt)
vb (tr)
(Psychology) to remove inhibition from
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