American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. A past participle of forbid.
- adj. Physics Having an extremely low probability of occurrence. Used of quantum phenomena: a forbidden transition.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Prohibited; interdicted.
- A large variety of the common orange.
- Figuratively, unlawful pleasure of any kind; specifically, illicit love.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Prohibited; interdicted.
- adj. excluded from use or mention
- From to forbid. (Wiktionary)
“Crazed wizards worshiping ancient things that existed millennia ago; hideous secrets scrawled in forbidden tomes of flesh; contacting evil servitors who will do the sorcerer's bidding ...”
“Still in our fine new world where everything not forbidden is compulsory, rules is rules and must be obeyed. here's my story.”
“They were also to be instructed "not to speak at forbidden times or in forbidden places, nor elsewhere without permission.”
“Hence the life of Leugart of Gotteszell says, "[S] he never spoke in forbidden places or at forbidden times.”
“American individualism is, in short, forbidden fruit, dangerously tempting.”
“He is that familar bugaboo of Jack's, a clubman and a society man, "the sort that grace social functions and utter inanities with a charm and unction which are indescribable; the sort that talk big, and cry over a toothache; the sort that put more hell into a woman's life by marrying her than can the most graceless libertine that ever browsed in forbidden pastures.”
“To save the lives of her friends, Rachel did the unthinkable: she willingly trafficked in forbidden demon magic.”
“During this period, they would be immersed in English, forbidden to use their first language even when at play or in the washrooms.”
“Am I in forbidden territory as I open my heart to you?”
“What food was outlawed during the conquest of Mexico, and the people of New Spain forbidden to cultivate or consume?”
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