- forbidding ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unfriendly or threatening.DERIVATIVES forbiddingly adverb.
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forbiddingly — adverb in an unpleasant or menacing manner it was forbiddingly dark in the corridor • Derived from adjective: ↑forbidding … Useful english dictionary
Forbiddingly — Forbidding For*bid ding, a. 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;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
forbiddingly — adverb see forbidding … New Collegiate Dictionary
forbiddingly — See forbidding. * * * … Universalium
forbiddingly — adverb in a forbidding manner … Wiktionary
forbiddingly — adv. in a hostile manner; in a threatening manner … English contemporary dictionary
forbiddingly — for·bid·ding·ly … English syllables
forbidding — forbiddingly, adv. forbiddingness, n. /feuhr bid ing, fawr /, adj. 1. grim; unfriendly; hostile; sinister: his forbidding countenance. 2. dangerous; threatening: forbidding clouds; forbidding cliffs. [1710 15; FORBID + ING2] * * * … Universalium
forbidding — adjective Date: 1599 1. such as to make approach or passage difficult or impossible < forbidding walls > 2. disagreeable, repellent < a forbidding task > 3. grim, menacing < a dark forbidding sky > • forbiddingly adver … New Collegiate Dictionary
sequester — I. transitive verb ( tered; sequestering) Etymology: Middle English sequestren, from Anglo French sequestrer, from Latin sequestrare to hand over to a trustee, from sequester third party to whom disputed property is entrusted, agent, from secus… … New Collegiate Dictionary