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English definition of “forbidding”

forbidding

adjective     /fəˈbɪdɪŋ/
looking unpleasant, unfriendly, or frightening: a cold and forbidding landscapeNot being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
(Definition of forbidding adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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