Definition Of proscriptions


the action of forbidding something; banning.

the proscription of the party after the 1715 Rebellion

Example Of proscriptions

  • Both sets of norms rest ultimately upon a fundamental principle of proscription concerning the infliction of militarily ' unnecessary suffering '.

  • But its proscriptions make plain the recklessness that characterises imperialist policy.

  • By the way, there is no requirement from the UN Security Council for a general proscription power to be enacted.

  • Deep down inside, staying alive (a biological imperative) took precedence over social proscriptions against cannibalism.

  • Dr. Pipa did not shun away from the traditional understanding of Isaiah 58: 13-14 and its proscription of worldly employments and recreations.

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