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See definition of taboo on Dictionary.com
  • adj.not allowed, permitted
  • nounsomething not allowed, permitted

synonyms for taboo

  • banned
  • outlawed
  • prohibited
  • unthinkable
  • anathema
  • disapproved
  • forbidden
  • reserved
  • restricted
  • unmentionable
  • beyond the pale
  • frowned on
  • illegal
  • off limits
  • out of bounds
  • ruled out
  • unacceptable
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antonyms for taboo

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  • OK
  • acceptable
  • allowed
  • allowance
  • release
  • freedom
  • lawlessness
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Just as important, it opened up a conversation in the households of countless straight Americans about a subject that would previously have been shrouded behind an unbreakable taboo.
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However, menstruation is usually a taboo and embarrassing topic to discuss with friends, coaches, and teammates—so most women are left with few strategies to mitigate the effects of their cycle on their workouts except to grin and bear it.
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We could follow their lead and loosen up, liberating ourselves from the opinion that our taboos are anything other than social constraints.
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He believes, when men will be also educated, it will then remove the taboo around menstruation.
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Along with WASH the organisation also runs a project simultaneously – “Breaking The Bloody Taboo” to crush age old taboos about menstruation, which leads to the mistreatment towards women in many rural and urban areas.
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Many people in rural parts of india consider menstruation a dirty process, some think of it as a disease, all of this happens due to lack of awareness and age old taboos.
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Taboo survivals act dysgenically within the family under present conditions.
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There were no home-books to be signed by governesses: there was no longer any taboo upon the revelation of Christian names.
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The savage was afraid to utter the real name of his god, it was taboo.
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WORDS RELATED TO TABOO

  • ban
  • censure
  • commination
  • condemnation
  • curse
  • damnation
  • denunciation
  • excommunication
  • execration
  • imprecation
  • malediction
  • proscription
  • reprehension
  • reprobation
  • reproof
  • taboo
  • banned
  • bootleg
  • bootlegged
  • disapproved
  • excluded
  • forbidden
  • hot
  • illegal
  • illicit
  • prohibited
  • shut out
  • smuggled
  • taboo
  • unauthorized
  • verboten
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