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Synonyms of taboo in English:


  • 1 the taboo against healing on the Sabbath
    prohibition, proscription, veto, interdiction, interdict, ban, restriction
  • adjective

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  • 1 taboo subjects
    forbidden, prohibited, banned, proscribed, interdicted, outlawed, illegal, illicit, unlawful, restricted, off limits;
    unmentionable, unspeakable, unutterable, unsayable, ineffable;
    rude, impolite
    [Antonyms] acceptable
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