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  • an official prohibition or edict against something
  • threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clo
  • harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance; "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"- J.M.Barrie

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  • an official prohibition or edict against something

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Forbidding'


  • Forbidding what is evil: Forbidding what is evil (Arabic: النهي عن المنكر‎ Nahy ani l-Munkar), is a part of Islam and means, for example, to oppose injustice. In a more political
  • Enjoining good and forbidding wrong: Enjoining good and forbidding wrong, (Arabic: al-amr bi 'l-maʿruf wa 'n-nahy ʿani 'l-munkar) or promotion of virtue and prevention of vice (PVPV), is an
  • Hadith of Umar's speech of forbidding Mut'ah: Hadith of Umar's speech of forbidding Mut'ah is a report of Umar ibn al-Khattab abolishing Mut'ah. He is accused of publicly confessing to challenging
  • A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning: "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" is a metaphysical poem by John Donne. Written in 1611 or 1612 for his wife Anne before he left on a trip to Continental

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  • Math is forbidding for Democrats in struggle for Senate
    The election has become something of a day of reckoning for Democrats, whose battle to keep control of the Senate may rest with outcomes in 13 key states. Read more on this news related to 'Forbidding'
  • Morning Press: Panhandling, charter, B.G. schools, Blazers
    Clark County commissioners Tuesday approved an ordinance explicitly forbidding people from soliciting in streets. Also in the news this week: Working out the details for home-rule charter, growth straining Battle Ground schools, 12-year-old battle sick ailment, and Blazer Allen Crabbe getting into groove. Read more on this news related to 'Forbidding'
  • ‘Negri body must appeal ruling on Muslim men’
    PUTRAJAYA: NEGRI Sembilan’s religious authorities should seek to overturn the Court of Appeal’s decision declaring its law forbidding Muslim men from dressing up as women as unconstitutional, says Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Describing the landmark ruling as “extraordinary” and “shocking”, Muhyiddin said although the court must be r Read more on this news related to 'Forbidding'

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