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tabu, taboo
n. an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
tabu, taboo
n. a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
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taboo
v. declare as sacred and forbidden
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tabu, out, verboten, taboo, proscribed, prohibited, forbidden
adj. excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"
tabu, taboo
adj. forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
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incorrect
adj. (of a word or expression) not agreeing with grammatical principles
prohibited, banned
adj. forbidden by law
outlaw, unlawful, outlawed, illicit, illegitimate
adj. contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"
unauthorised, wildcat, unauthorized
adj. without official authorization; "an unauthorized strike"; "wildcat work stoppage"
unutterable, unspeakable, unnameable, ineffable
adj. too sacred to be uttered; "the ineffable name of the Deity"
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unmentionable
adj. unsuitable or forbidden as a topic of conversation; "unmentionable words"
untouchable
adj. forbidden to the touch; "in most museums such articles are untouchable"
divine
adj. devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity; "divine worship"; "divine liturgy"
unutterable, unspeakable, unnameable, ineffable
adj. too sacred to be uttered; "the ineffable name of the Deity"
inspirational
adj. imparting a divine influence on the mind and soul
sacrosanct, inviolate, inviolable
adj. must be kept sacred
numinous
adj. of or relating to or characteristic of a numen
spiritual, religious
adj. concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church; "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order"; "lords temporal and spiritual"; "spiritual leaders"; "spiritual songs"
sublime, reverend
adj. worthy of adoration or reverence
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allowable, permissible
adj. that may be permitted especially as according to rule; "permissible behavior in school"; "a permissible tax deduction"
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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