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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. forbidding: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. forbidding: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. forbidding: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. forbidding: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. forbidding: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. forbidding: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Forbidding, forbidding: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. forbidding: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. forbidding: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. forbidding: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. forbidding: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. forbidding: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Forbidding, forbidding: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. forbidding: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. forbidding: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Forbidding: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. forbidding: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. forbidding: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. forbidding: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. forbidding: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. forbidding: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. forbidding: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. forbidding: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. forbidding: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. forbidding: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. forbidding: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. forbidding: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. forbidding: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (forbidding)

noun:  an official prohibition or edict against something
adjective:  harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance ("A forbidding scowl")
adjective:  threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments ("Forbidding thunderclouds")

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