Definition of Forbiddingly

1. Adverb. In an unpleasant or menacing manner. "It was forbiddingly dark in the corridor"

Partainyms: Forbidding



Definition of Forbiddingly

1. Adverb. in a forbidding manner ¹

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Definition of Forbiddingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forbiddingly

forbeat
forbid
forbidal
forbidals
forbiddance
forbiddances
forbidden
forbidden fruit
forbidden fruit is the sweetest
forbiddenly
forbidder
forbidders
forbiddest
forbiddeth
forbidding
forbiddingly (current term)
forbids
forbise
forbisen
forbisens
forbite
forblack
forbled
forbod
forbode
forboded
forboden
forbodes
forboding
forbodings

Literary usage of Forbiddingly

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1. Ireland Yesterday and Today by Hugh Sutherland (1909)
"At the edge of one of these great bogs we came upon a small section of firm land, parts of it forbiddingly sown with rocks and other parts as forbiddingly ..."

2. Chivalry by James Branch Cabell (1909)
"The Queen had presently noted a certain priest who went forbiddingly about her court, where he was accorded a provisional courtesy, and more forbiddingly ..."

3. What Shall We Read to the Children? by Percival Nicholson, Frank Rattray Lillie, Clara Whitehill Hunt (1915)
"But Number Three is printed on poorer paper than Number Two (and will therefore wear out faster), its type is rather forbiddingly fine, and there are no ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"It seems to me clear that available wall diagrams of this kind would not only enliven the work of the teacher of a forbiddingly difficult subject, ..."

5. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"For my part, however, I do not believe it, for I see a forbiddingly large fraction removed from the human nature which we psychologists crave to understand, ..."

6. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1912)
"The rural, who had begun to stiffen forbiddingly, again unbent; indeed while discussing a leg of chicken he played an excellent second fiddle to Carmela's ..."

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