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Meaning of “forbidding” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
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