Definisi 'taboo'
English to English
adjective
1 Set apart or sacred by religious custom among certain races of Polynesia, New Zealand, etc., and forbidden to certain persons or uses; hence, prohibited under severe penalties; interdicted; as, food, places, words, customs, etc., may be taboo.
source: webster1913
adjective satellite
2 excluded from use or mention
Example:
• forbidden fruit
• in our house dancing and playing cards were out
• a taboo subject
source: wordnet30
3 forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
source: wordnet30
noun
4 a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
source: wordnet30
5 an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
source: wordnet30
6 A total prohibition of intercourse with, use of, or approach to, a given person or thing under pain of death, -- an interdict of religious origin and authority, formerly common in the islands of Polynesia; interdiction.
source: webster1913
verb
7 declare as sacred and forbidden
source: wordnet30
8 To put under taboo; to forbid, or to forbid the use of; to interdict approach to, or use of; as, to taboo the ground set apart as a sanctuary for criminals.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
tabu, polynesia, inhibition, bias, preconception, prejudice, restrict, impermissible, sacred,

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