As nouns the difference between repression and inhibition
is that repression
is the act of repressing; state of being repressed while inhibition
is the act of inhibiting.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The act of repressing; state of being repressed.
The involuntary rejection from consciousness of painful or disagreeable ideas, memories, feelings, or impulses.
the act of inhibiting.
(psychology) a personal feeling of fear or embarrassment that stops one behaving naturally.
(chemistry) the process of stopping or retarding a chemical reaction.