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Definition of "forbiddance" [for•bid•dance]

  • An official prohibition or edict against something. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "forbiddance" in a sentence
  • "Despite the forbiddance [prohibition] of Voice of America programming in Soviet countries, we still listened to Voice of America, putting ourselves and our families in real danger, he said."
  • "Its many civil liberties transgressions include the issuance by the executive branch of National Security Letters a form of administrative subpoena without a court order, and the forbiddance of American citizens from mentioning that they have received one of these letters at the risk of jail."
  • "The allowness or forbiddance does not change the evilness of an intirinsically evil act."