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Definition of disinhibit verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

disinhibit

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disinhibit
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪt//
 
he / she / it disinhibits
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪts//
 
past simple disinhibited
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪtɪd//
 
past participle disinhibited
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪtɪd//
 
-ing form disinhibiting
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈhɪbɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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disinhibit somebody (formal) to help somebody to stop feeling shy so that they can relax and show their feelings
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: disinhibit