- The cause for this lies in the nature of the thing itself, that much tabooed subject of sexuality. - "Studies in Forensic Psychiatry", Bernard Glueck.
- The Hook and the Five Points are two pieces of tabooed territory within the limits of the good town of Manhattan, that are getting to be renowned for their rascality and orgies. - "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef", James Fenimore Cooper.
- I rather think it is: so it pleased me that Mona should dance with him, if only to show the room that he is not altogether tabooed by us. - "Mrs. Geoffrey", Duchess.