Synonyms for prohibitive
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : proh-hib-i-tiv|
|Phonetic Transcription : proʊˈhɪb ɪ tɪv|
Top 10 synonyms for prohibitive
Définition of prohibitiveOrigin :
- c.1600, "having the quality of prohibiting," from prohibit + -ive, or else from French prohibitif (16c.), from Late Latin prohibit-, past participle stem of prohibere. Of prices, rates, etc., "so high as to prevent use," it is from 1886. Related: Prohibitively.
- adj restrictive; beyond one's
- Sulkily Papa argued that the cost in any case was prohibitive.
- Extract from : « The Innocent Adventuress » by Mary Hastings Bradley
- I've been ashamed ever since, too, that I allowed it to be prohibitive.
- Extract from : « Penguin Persons & Peppermints » by Walter Prichard Eaton
- Prohibitive physical defects are also discovered in this connection.
- Extract from : « Sex » by Henry Stanton
- What she wished was to dangle it before my eyes and put a prohibitive price on it.
- Extract from : « The Aspern Papers » by Henry James
- It may also be used with vegetables when the price of butter is prohibitive.
- Extract from : « Foods and Household Management » by Helen Kinne
- And must be of such a nature that the cost of obtaining the fiber will not be prohibitive.
- Extract from : « From Paper-mill to Pressroom » by William Bond Wheelwright
- The cost of running a tender is prohibitive in the cases of purchases in small amounts.
- Extract from : « After the Rain » by Sam Vaknin
- Of course, the price was kind of prohibitive: Thirteen-fifty per Teletwist.
- Extract from : « Double or Nothing » by Jack Sharkey
- For commercial plantations, however, the cost of the frames is prohibitive.
- Extract from : « The Vegetable Garden » by Anonymous
- The movement if successful will act not as a protective but a prohibitive tariff.
- Extract from : « The Wheel of Fortune » by Mahatma Gandhi
Antonyms for prohibitive
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