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What is another word for taboo?

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Adjective
Prohibited or restricted by social custom
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“Previously taboo areas were opened for examination, and laws and legal attitudes were modified.”
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Obscene or offensive in nature
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Focusing on the unpleasant aspects of life
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Infrequently mentioned
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Unsayable
Noun
A social or religious custom prohibiting or restricting a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing
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“The members of one clan from northern Kenya observe a taboo on eating fish.”
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A form of magic designed to allow for worship or conjuration of, or communication with spirits or deities
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Immoral indulgence
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Court order
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Blasphemous or obscene language
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A formal curse by a pope or a council of the Church, excommunicating a person or denouncing a doctrine
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Verb
Place under a taboo
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To specify as excluded from a category or group
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To impede the work or progress of
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To refuse to admit the truth or existence of
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