Graterford is a forbidding, shabby, woebegone facility built in 1929.
And this peculiar Camelot is set down in a vast natural desert, forbidding, unknowable.
As forbidding as this terrain is, there is another force at work on the ocean surface – the Antarctic Circumpolar Current.
Clark himself was quoted in Le Monde as saying the ban should be flipped, allowing younger people and forbidding older ones.
This morning is slushy gray New York at its most forbidding.
Why should not the heavens be closed, and be dark and forbidding to a defrauder like himself?
He brought his huge fist down on the desk with violence, and his voice was forbidding.
These were dull brown, with a forbidding look, like sun-dried skulls baring teeth in warning against all comers.
His martyrdom was continued by forbidding him all access to the healing waters.
Fifi looked up, plainly terrified at his entrance and his forbidding expression.
"uninviting," 1712, present participle adjective from forbid. Related: Forbiddingly; forbiddingness.