The hornets are numerous down in that cave; we do not touch it; it is taboo .
Certain subjects are taboo , or too emotive to be examined with objectivity.
The fact that the subject is taboo also means that a man who is traumatized by the experience may be retraumatized again and again, with each child born to him.
Totems of specific clans, healers, or royal dynasties are taboo to certain members of some ethnic groups.
Hearing them talk, you'd have thought the very subject was taboo : awe, wonder and, yes, fear crept into their voices.
Not only taboo places but also mountain tops were known to be frequented by spirits.
Divorce is still taboo in some cultures - find an immigrant family that has been rocked by one.
Al-Jazeera gives air-time to their Arab leaders' opponents and to ordinary viewers and discusses taboo political and social topics.
In front of the big screen this behaviour is generally considered taboo .
As a writer, he comes across as someone who feels that by trumpeting loudly about a taboo subject he is breaking down social barriers.