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Forbidding Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    forbidding See forbid
Forbidding Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    forbid v
  1. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store" [syn: prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow] [ant: permit, permit]
  2. keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer" [syn: prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude] [also: forbidding, forbidden, forbade, forbad]
Forbidding Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    forbidding adj
  1. 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 [syn: dour, grim]
  2. 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 clouds"; "the situation became ugly" [syn: baleful, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening, ugly]

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  • Commanding right and forbidding wrong: Commanding right and forbidding wrong, or al-amr bi al-maʿruf wa al-nahy ʿan al-munkar, is an Islam ic doctrine mentioned in the Qur'an . ...
  • Forbidding what is evil: Forbidding what is evil (النهي عن المنكر Nahy ana l-Munkar), is a part of Islam and means, for example, to oppose injustice. ...
  • A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning: "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" is a metaphysical poem written by John Donne . According to Donne's biographer Izaak Walton , Donne ...
  • Hadith of Umar's speech of forbidding Mut'ah: Umar innovated in religion (Arabic: Bid'ah ) by forbidding two Hajj rules established by Muhammad. What is most notable in Shi'a view, is ...

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