Definition of forbidding:
persistent, inexorable, dogged, saturnine, sinister, black, down, alarming, macabre, prohibition, minacious, frightening, sorry, proscription, menacing, unapproachable, sullen, dark, baleful, mordant, relentless, gloomy, unforgiving, inhibition, threatening, low-spirited, unrelenting, morose, gruesome, lowering, dour, ominous, severe, hostile, grisly, inauspicious, unpleasant, blue, baneful, ghastly, downhearted, uninviting, forbiddance, ban, drear, downcast, tenacious, glum, dangerous, pertinacious, banning, dingy, stern, heavy, unappeasable, down in the mouth, glowering, low, sour, dispirited, minatory, warn, ill, depressed, disconsolate, grim, inhospitable, ugly, sick, unyielding, dismal, unhospitable, drab, moody, dreary.
excluding (part of speech: verb)
- prohibiting (part of speech: verb)
- "Hillsboro People", Dorothy Canfield.
- "Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert", Jessie Graham Flower.
- "The Road to Understanding", Eleanor H. Porter.