Forbidding vs Disallowing - What's the difference?

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Forbidding is a related term of disallowing.


As verbs the difference between forbidding and disallowing

is that forbidding is while disallowing is .

As an adjective forbidding

is highly unpleasant or disagreeable.

As a noun forbidding

is the act by which something is forbidden; a prohibition.

forbidding

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • highly unpleasant or disagreeable
  • threatening or menacing
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is forbidden; a prohibition.
  • * William Shakespeare
  • But all these poor forbiddings could not stay him.

    disallowing

    English

    Verb

    (head)