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Forbidding meaning

forbidding - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. Repelling approach; repulsive; raising abhorrence, aversion, or dislike; disagreeable; prohibiting or interdicting; as, a forbidding aspect; a forbidding formality; a forbidding air.

forbidding - examples of usage

  1. At the first hint of " detective" the old forger would inevitably suspect his motive and turn him from the house, forbidding Emily to speak to or even look upon him again. - "The Crevice", William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander.
  2. We passed laws forbidding them to do this, but they simply refused to obey the laws. - "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
  3. This may sound forbidding, but it is exactly what is done at present- only it is not done honestly and frankly, and therefore does not carry proper weight with the young people. - "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
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