forbiddance

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Forbiddance \For*bid"dance\, noun The act of forbidding; prohibition; command or edict against a thing. [Obs.]

How hast thou yield to transgress The strict forbiddance. --Milton.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

forbiddance

noun

1: an official prohibition or edict against something [syn: {ban}, {banning}, {forbiddance}, {forbidding}]

2: the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof); "they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter"; "a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages"; "he ignored his parents' forbiddance" [syn: {prohibition}, {inhibition}, {forbiddance}]


The dictionary definitions are retrieved from a local copy of two of the open source DICT dictionaries. Click here for the database copyright information. DEFINE.COM is registered as an educational NONPROFIT corporation. We aim to please around here. We believe in using positive reinforcement to get things done. We make suggestions that are intended to make life more enjoyable. We think about efficiency, automation, security, PRIVACY, social and ecological responsibility and positive HUMANITARIAN ethics and VALUES. We are benevolent. DO NO HARM is our motto.



Saturday, March 28, 2015 5:11:48 AM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

DEFINE.COM_forbiddance_2015-03-28_05-11-48_54-159-166-21