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Definition of Frowning
FrowningFrown Frown, v. i. [imp. &, p. p. Frowned; p. pr. & vb. n.
Frowning.] [OF. froignier, F. frogner, in se refrogner, se
renfrogner, to knit the brow, to frown; perh. of Teutonic
origin; cf. It. in frigno wrinkled, frowning, Prov. It.
frignare to cringe the face, to make a wry face, dial. Sw.
fryna to make a wry face,]
1. To contract the brow in displeasure, severity, or
sternness; to scowl; to put on a stern, grim, or surly
The frowning wrinkle of her brow. --Shak.
2. To manifest displeasure or disapprobation; to look with
disfavor or threateningly; to lower; as, polite society
frowns upon rudeness.
The sky doth frown and lower upon our army. --Shak.
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