an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature declare as sacred and forbidden forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
If there is a taboo on a subject or activity, it is a social custom to avoid doing that activity or talking about that subject, because people find them embarrassing or offensive. The topic of addiction remains something of a taboo Taboo is also an adjective. Cancer is a taboo subject and people are frightened or embarrassed to talk openly about it. taboos a custom that says you must avoid a particular activity or subject, either because it is considered offensive or because your religion does not allow it taboo about/on/against. Prohibition against touching, saying, or doing something for fear of immediate harm from a supernatural force. The term is of Polynesian origin and was first noted by Capt. James Cook during his 1771 visit to Tonga, but taboos have been present in virtually all cultures. They may include prohibitions on fishing or hunting at certain seasons, eating certain foods, interacting with members of other social classes, coming into contact with corpses, and (for women) performing certain activities during menstruation. Although some taboos can be traced to evident risks to health and safety, there is no generally accepted explanation of most others; most authorities agree that they tend to relate to objects and actions that are significant for the maintenance of social order
This occurs when the belief exists that saying a certain word is unacceptable, either 1) because it might evoke that thing, 2) it might be considered too sacred, or 3) perhaps it is too profane A euphemism develops so that the thing can be talked about without actually saying it e g , 1) Eng bear
During the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, contact with the cultures of Polynesia and Melanesia aroused interest in the comparative study of cultures by scholars such as Edward Burnett Tylor and James George Frazer Words such as taboo entered English in that way It refers to what is set apart for the use of a god, king, priest, or chief, or prohibited for some other reason
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
Of or pertaining to a table Tabular cost, the cost of mortality, morbidity, or other claims according to the valuation tables and assumptions used by the insurance company Tabular mortality, mortality as shown on a mortality table Tabular morbidity, morbidity as shown on a morbidity table
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