forbode

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A forbidding, prohibition
Obsolete simple past tense of forbid
A command forbidding a thing

God's/The Lord's forbode.

To portend or foretell, especially of ill; to serve as a sign or ill omen

The dark clouds forbode of fierce storms.

forboding
Present participle of forbode
forboding
Serving as an ill omen; foretelling of harm or difficulty

The child walked nervously down the dark, foreboding street.

forboding
present participle of forebode
forbode

    Etymologie

    () From Middle English forbode, forbod, from Old English forbod (“a forbidding, prohibition”), from Proto-Germanic *fur-budan (“prohibition”), from Proto-Indo-European *bheudh- (“to be awake, fully perceive”). Cognate with Dutch verbod, German Verbot, Danish forbud, Swedish förbud. More at forbid.

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