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Taboo

Pronunciation of Taboo
/tabˈuː/, /tabˈuː/, /t_a_b_ˈuː/

Antonyms for taboo:

permission, profane, permissible, allowance, sanction.

Synonyms for taboo:

Sense 1

interdiction, bracing, disgraceful, grisly, astounding, lewd, forbiddance, horrific, disgusting, Disallowance, uncalled-for, scabrous, off-limits, proscription, scandalous, breathtaking, deplorable, no-go, in-your-face, lurid, down and dirty, horrendous.

Sense 2

no-go area, horrifying, inhibition, jarring, limitation, nonperson, outrageous, unofficial, horrid, proscribe, galvanic, stupefying, interdict, shocking, disallow, outlaw, uncompromising.

Sense 3

enjoin, devastating, prohibit, prohibition.

Sense 4

inhibit, debar.

destroy

interdict.

impede

hinder.

interdiction

ban.

contraband (adjective)

illicit, Interdicted, verboten, unauthorized, bootleg.

illegal (adjective)

criminal, bootleg, unauthorized, verboten, unlawful, illegal, unconstitutional, wrongful, forbidden, felonious, offensive, actionable, unjust, illicit, unlicensed, lawless, punishable, illegitimate.

off-limits (adjective)

off-limits.

taboo (adjective)

illegal, prohibited, banned, outlawed, proscribed, forbidden.

Sense 3 (noun)

horrendous, horrific, shocking, horrifying, disgusting, scandalous, outrageous.

Sense 4 (noun)

no-go.

Sense 5 (noun)

nonperson, no-go area.

attribute (noun)

tabu.

ban (noun)

interdiction.

cognition (noun)

tabu.

inhibit (noun)

debar, hinder, ban, interdict, proscribe, prohibit, disallow, forbid.

deny (verb)

forbid, disallow.

disallow (verb)

proscribe, debar.

enjoin (verb)

inhibit, outlaw, prohibit.

forbid (verb)

hinder, enjoin.

prohibit (verb)

forbid.

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