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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: forbidding (0.00901 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to forbidding.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n : an official prohibition or edict against something [syn: ban
v 1: command against; “I forbid you to call me late at night”
“Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store”
] [ant: permit
2: keep from happening or arising; have the effect of
preventing; “My sense of tact forbids an honest answer”
adj 1: harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance; “a
dour, self-sacrificing life”
; “a forbidding scowl”
grim man loving duty more than humanity”
the grimmest part of him was his iron claw”
J.M.Barrie [syn: dour
2: threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; “a
; “forbidding thunderclouds”
; “his tone
; “ominous rumblings of discontent”
“sinister storm clouds”
; “a sinister smile”
; “ugly black clouds”
; “the situation
English → English
(f[o^]r*b[i^]d"), v. t. [imp. Forbade
(f[o^]r*b[a^]d"); p. p. Forbidden
, [Obs.]); p. pr. & vb. n. Forbidding
(f[o^]r*b[i^]d"d[i^]ng).] [OE. forbeden, AS. forbe['o]dan;
pref. for- + be['o]dan to bid; akin to D. verbieden, G.
verbieten, Icel. fyrirbj[=o][eth]a, forbo[eth]a, Sw.
f["o]rbjuda, Dan. forbyde. See Bid
, v. t.]
1. To command against, or contrary to; to prohibit; to
More than I have said . . .
The leisure and enforcement of the time
Forbids to dwell upon. --Shak.
2. To deny, exclude from, or warn off, by express command; to
command not to enter.
Have I not forbid her my house? --Shak.
3. To oppose, hinder, or prevent, as if by an effectual
command; as, an impassable river forbids the approach of
A blaze of glory that forbids the sight. --Dryden.
4. To accurse; to blast. [Obs.]
He shall live a man forbid. --Shak.
5. To defy; to challenge. [Obs.] --L. Andrews.
Syn: To prohibit; interdict; hinder; preclude; withhold;
restrain; prevent. See Prohibit
Repelling approach; repulsive; raising abhorrence, aversion,
or dislike; disagreeable; prohibiting or interdicting; as, a
forbidding aspect; a forbidding formality; a forbidding air.
Syn: Disagreeable; unpleasant; displeasing; offensive;
repulsive; odious; abhorrent. -- For*bid"ding*ly