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disinhibit

(dĭs′ĭn-hĭb′ĭt)
tr.v. disinhib·ited, disinhib·iting, disinhib·its
1. To free (a person) from inhibitions.
2. To terminate or reverse the inhibition of (a neuron, for example).
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(13) This is the closed, but "disinhibited" environment of the tick, without time, and "without world." Following Heidegger's use of the term, "disinhibitor," Agamben concludes that the animal inhabits its own "disinhibiting ring," closed in "the few elements that define its perceptual world." (14) Here, in contrast, Agamben asserts that the human world is open, because its perceptual field and symbolic order are so much more expansive.
These include cross-tolerance, withdrawal mediation, replacement, alternating addiction cycles, masking, ritualizing, intensification, numbing, disinhibiting and combining.
The Disinhibition subscale measures disinhibiting behavior in the social sphere like drinking, partying, and seeking variety in sexual partners.
Conservatives further assert that the availability of condoms has a "disinhibiting" effect on people's sexual behavior.
Alcohol seems be a disinhibiting factor for doing a lot of things, and suicide is one of them."
A majority of students found the conference warm, friendly, trusting, disinhibiting, and personal.
This is why parties are so often involved in same-sex kissing - and why the disinhibiting effects of alcohol frequently contribute.
"She has ME and was taking anti-depressants, which have a certain disinhibiting effect."
Alcohol seems to be a disinhibiting factor for doing a lot of things, and suicide is one of them." Dr.
Is the seemingly intractable marital bickering related to the moderate but nonetheless disinhibiting amount of wine the couple consumes when they reunite after work and try to talk?
Several experimental studies do in fact show that subjects who exhibit higher levels of guilt regarding their sexual feelings will be more affected by alcohol in a disinhibiting manner.