tabu

Definitions of tabu
1

n an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion

Synonyms:
taboo
Type of:
inhibition
the quality of being inhibited

n a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature

Synonyms:
taboo
Type of:
bias, preconception, prejudice
a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

adj excluded from use or mention

adj forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands

Synonyms:
taboo
sacred
concerned with religion or religious purposes

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