From all this striving and achieving, and from all the satisfying rewards which come with success, woman is debarred.
For the present they were debarred from entering the main field of operations.
The ghosts of the dead were dreaming phantoms, debarred from permanently returning to their abandoned bodies.
Not that the teacher is to have no liberty from which the scholars are debarred; this would be impossible.
If any are debarred, the cause must be their own incompetence.
Then I would be debarred from the Yale team, and your revenge would be complete.
Hence he would be debarred his usual gratification of combatting them.
She thought of the little house as of a resting place from which she was to be debarred.
debarred henceforth from saying mass, they resolved to return to Montreal and leave the Pottawattamies uninstructed.
This seemed still stranger, because Andrews had not been debarred this privilege.
early 15c., "to shut out, exclude," from French débarrer, from Old French desbarer (12c., which, however, meant only "to unbar, unbolt," the meaning turned around in French as the de- was felt in a different sense), from des- (see dis-) + barrer "to bar" (see bar (n.1)). Related: Debarment; debarred.