Definition of over-inhibition in US English:

over-inhibition

noun

  • The state or fact of being over-inhibited.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Journal Health & Human Behavior. From over- + inhibition, after over-inhibited.

Pronunciation

over-inhibition

/ˌəʊv(ə)rɪn(h)ɪˈbɪʃn/