Examples of forbidding in a Sentence
a harsh and forbidding landscape
a dark, forbidding house, that is reputed to be haunted
Recent Examples of forbidding from the Web
With daytime temperatures reaching 55 degrees Celsius, and dunes taller than 330 meters, the desert may be one of the most forbidding places on Earth.
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First Known Use of forbidding
FORBIDDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forbidding for English Language Learners
: not friendly or appealing : having a frightening or threatening appearance
FORBIDDING Defined for Kids
Definition of forbidding for Students
: tending to frighten or discourage a forbidding old house
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