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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An official prohibition or edict against something adj. - Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; Harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : his forbidding countenance. ,forbidding clouds; forbidding cliffs
  • I think the school was justified in forbidding the wearing of the USflag ...
  • Conservative Jews have no interest in forbidding other people from mixing meat and dairy.
  • A rock face, so forbidding from a distance, shows fracture lines from close up: nothing is forever, everything changes. for more
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