Definition of Forbidding in English :
Define Forbidding in English
Forbidding meaning in English
Meaning of Forbidding in English
Pronunciation of Forbidding in English
Forbidding pronunciation in English
Pronounce Forbidding in Englishsee synonyms of forbidding
an official prohibition or edict against something
harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
Example Sentences:'a dour, self-sacrificing life''a forbidding scowl''a grim man loving duty more than humanity''undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw'
threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
Example Sentences:'a baleful look''forbidding thunderclouds''his tone became menacing''ominous rumblings of discontent''sinister storm clouds''a sinister smile''his threatening behavior''ugly black clouds''the situation became ugly'
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