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taboo

also  ta*bu  npl  taboos  also  tabus  1  :  a prohibition in some cultures against touching, saying, or doing something for fear of immediate harm from a mysterious superhuman force  2  :  a prohibition imposed by social custom or as a protective measure <the view that incest, not cannibalism, was the world's first -Phyllis Grosskurth>   3  :  belief in taboos taboo also  tabu  adj 
also  tabu  vt :  to avoid or ban as taboo <socially ed sexual practices>  .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  da·boia  DOB  tab  Tb or TB 

 
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