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Synonyms for tabutəˈbu, tæ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. taboo, tabu(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    tabu, taboo

    Antonyms:
    allowable, secular, permissible, profane

  2. taboo, tabu(adj)

    an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion

    Synonyms:
    tabu, taboo

    Antonyms:
    allowable, profane, permissible, secular

  3. taboo, tabu(adj)

    forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands

    Synonyms:
    verboten, taboo, prohibited, tabu, proscribed, out(p), forbidden

    Antonyms:
    secular, allowable, profane, permissible

  4. forbidden, out(p), prohibited, proscribed, taboo, tabu, verboten(adj)

    excluded from use or mention

    Antonyms:
    allowable, secular, permissible, profane

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. tabu

    Synonyms:
    Taboo, see there

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