proscribe

(redirected from proscriptions)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
His misguided attack on market triumphalists and his poor policy proscriptions unfortunately overshadow his relevant critique of several market outcomes.
Many of these proscriptions were first articulated in Stephen North's "The Idea of a Writing Center" (1984) and Jeff Brooks's "Minimalist Tutoring: Making the Student Do All the Work" (1991).
The more specific and interesting point that Botham makes about antimiscegenation cases (that is, legal proscriptions against interracial marriage, specifically between those persons defined by courts as "black" and "white") and interracial marriage is that Catholics and Protestants had different views on the legitimacy of interracial marriage because of their divergent theologies of marriage and race.
Workplace access, negative proscriptions, job strain, and substance use in registered nurses, Nursing Research, 49(2), 83-90.
Therefore, it is not hypocritical to rely on the Bible's proscriptions of homosexuality as Mr.
Problems arise with proscriptions that start with "thou shalt," which tend to be ethical goals rather than rules.
The militants, for their part, are promising more than just proscriptions on music and schooling," he added.
Thus hospitals' "no cell phones" rule joins with airlines' insistence on wearing seat belts at 30,000 feet and laws against jaywalking in the hallowed annals of pointless proscriptions.
Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian liquidated their political enemies by means of proscriptions.
We are used to learning about the history of the text of the Old and New Testaments from modern Bible scholars; about the nature of human sexuality from psychologists and anthropologists; about the history of laws and proscriptions against various kinds of sexual behavior such as adultery, homosexuality, sodomy, incest, and rape from legal scholars or older-fashioned Bible scholars.
LaBouf is not the first Baptist to invoke such proscriptions against the ministry of women, certainly.
1,2) Religions may proscribe certain behaviors altogether (ie, Seventh Day Adventist and Mormon proscriptions of alcohol and smoking or Jewish and Muslim proscriptions of pork), or they may encourage temperance with respect to natural appetites, ranging from avoidance of gluttony and drunkenness to fasting and other ascetic practices.