OTHER WORDS FROM forbiddingfor·bid·ding·ly, adverbfor·bid·ding·ness, nounun·for·bid·ding, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH forbiddingforbidding , foreboding
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How to use forbidding in a sentence
The consensus leans toward forbidding it, though some people of knowledge think it permissible.
Graterford is a forbidding, shabby, woebegone facility built in 1929.Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On|Tina Brown|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As forbidding as this terrain is, there is another force at work on the ocean surface – the Antarctic Circumpolar Current.MH370 Debris Is Lost Forever, Can the Plane Be Found Without It?|Clive Irving|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Mujahid pledging allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Islamic State commanding good and forbidding evil,” it reads.The Mystery of Donald Ray Morgan, the 44-Year-Old American Who Loved ISIS|Michael Daly|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last year Russia passed a law forbidding “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations,” allegedly to protect kids.
Some peculiar lines between these contracted brows gave a character of ferocity to this forbidding and sensual face.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
She fixed her imploring eyes on the Virgin's face and on the saints; but all seemed to her to wear a forbidding look.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
But at Orleans he received an angry message from Bonaparte forbidding him to return to Paris.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
In the commands forbidding Israel to enter into covenant with the Canaanites, or their gods, the phrase is used.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
On July 19 a proclamation was issued forbidding the possession of firearms without licence.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman