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  Words related to taboo

Related / Similar Words: tabu, forbidden, out(p), prohibited, proscribed, verboten

 

Definition:
  • an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion;
  • a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature;
  • declare as sacred and forbidden;
  • excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject";
  • forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands;

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    Derivational Morphology: tabu

     

    Anagrams: abbot

     

     
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