Circumscriptive vs Forbidding - What's the difference?

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Circumscriptive is a related term of forbidding.


As adjectives the difference between circumscriptive and forbidding

is that circumscriptive is that circumscribes or outlines while forbidding is highly unpleasant or disagreeable.

As a verb forbidding is

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As a noun forbidding is

the act by which something is forbidden; a prohibition.

circumscriptive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • That circumscribes or outlines
  • 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.