182 Midjourney Banned Words: Be aware Before Generating Image!

Midjourney is one of the most popular AI image-generation tools. But while using there are some rules to be followed.

As said with great power comes great responsibility, to ensure ethical usage and prevent the generation of inappropriate or harmful content, Midjourney imposes restrictions on the prompts users can provide.

The content is not for children: Reader’s discretion is advised.

Reasons:

  • 💡 Banned words in AI image generation tools prevent inappropriate or harmful content creation and align with ethical standards and legal frameworks.
  • 🛡️ Banning offensive language contributes to creating a respectful and inclusive AI environment.
  • 🔞 Prohibiting explicit or adult content maintains a safe and appropriate environment for users and audiences.
  • 🚫 Avoiding violence and harmful content encourages the creation of visually appealing and positive imagery.
  • ©️ Including banned words related to copyrighted or trademarked content ensures compliance with intellectual property rights.
  • 👥 User awareness of banned words and restricted content is crucial for responsible and legally compliant AI image generation.

So what are those words..? Read on

List of MidJourney Banned Words

Here is the categorized midjourney list of banned words

Banned Gore Words:

Gore words are those that are associated with graphic violence, bloodshed, or explicit descriptions of bodily harm or injury and body mutilation. These words are often used to describe gruesome or disturbing scenes.

Serial #Word
1Female Body Parts
2Killing
3Guts
4Slaughter
5Sadist
6Cronenberg
7Cutting
8Massacre
9Tryphophobia
10Corpse
11Decapitate
12Infected
13Bloodshot
14Vivisection
15Surgery
16Hemoglobin
17Car crash
18Infested
19Bruises
20Cannibalism
21Khorne
22Bloody
23Wound
24Kill
25Cannibal
26Blood
27Crucifixion
28Teratoma
29Gruesome
30Flesh
31Bloody
32Suicide
33Visceral

Banned Adult Words

Serial #Word
34voluptuous
35wincest
36sensual
37twerk
38Jerk off
39boudoir
40transparent and translucent
41seductive
42BDSM
43Shag
44sultry
45erotic seductive
46seducing
47pinup
48making love
49playboy
50rule34
51legs spread
52ahegao
53dog collar
54hardcore
55bimbo
56pleasures
57pleasure
58hentai
59ballgag
60incest
61dominatrix
62brothel
63Smut
64sultry
65slavegirl
66XXX
67orgy
68thot
69hor*y
70jav
71eritic seductive
72f*ck

As the words are sensitive or inappropriate reader’s discretion advised and to maintain a little bit of sanity some letters are replaced with ‘*’.

It is advised to go through the #rules channel on Midjourney Discord

Midjourney rules channel on discord
Serial #Word
73A*s
74D*ck (as in Moby-Dick)
75L*bia
76Phall*s
77Brea*ts
78Kn*b
79Bo*ty
80V*gina
81H*nkers
82Bos*m
83Sk*mpy
84P*nis
85G*rth
86Oppai (Japanese word for breasts)
87Cl*nge (British slang for vagina)
88M*nge (Slang for vag)
89B*sty
90N*pple
91Mass*ve chests
92V*iny
93Crotch
94Ar*e
95H*oters
96Mommy M*lker (milker or mommy is fine)
97Org*ns
98Human cent*pede
99B*g Ass
Serial #Word
100invisible clothes
101no clothes
102au naturale
103negligee
104bare chest
105wearing nothing
106lingerie with no shirt
107clear
108stripped
109bra
110full frontal unclothed
111scantily
112nude
113no shirt
114without clothes on
115cleavage
116barely dressed
117zero clothes
118Speedo
119risqué
120clad
121naked

Banned: Taboo Words

Serial #Word
122Taboo
123Fascist
124Nazi
125Prophet Mohammed
126Slave
127Coon
128Honkey
129Arrested
130Jail
131Handcuffs

Some Other Banned Words

Serial #Word
132Torture
133Disturbing
134Farts, Fart
135Poop
136Warts
137Xi Jinping
138Shit
139Pleasure
140Errect
141Big Black
142Brown pudding
143Bunghole
144Vomit
145Voluptuous
146Seductive
147Sperm
148Hot
149Sexy
150Sensored
151Censored
152Silenced
153Deepfake
154Inappropriate
155Pus
156Waifu
157mp5
158Succubus
1591488
160Surgery
Serial #Word
161Narcotics
162Cannabis
163Marijuana
164Cocaine
165Heroin
166Methamphetamine (Meth)
167LSD (Acid)
168Ecstasy (MDMA)
169Psilocybin (Magic mushrooms)
170Prescription drugs
171Opioids
172Amphetamines
173Hallucinogens
174Synthetic drugs
175Steroids
176Barbiturates
177Benzodiazepines
178Inhalants
179Ketamine
180GHB (Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate)
181Drugs
182Crack

Conclusion:

Midjourney’s prohibition of certain words in prompts plays a pivotal role in responsible AI image generation. By imposing restrictions on offensive language, explicit content, violence, and copyrighted material, Midjourney ensures that the generated images adhere to ethical standards and legal frameworks.

Understanding and adhering to the banned words guidelines not only helps maintain a positive AI environment but also promotes the responsible and creative use of AI image generation tools.

While it’s obvious to look for workarounds for banned words, let us embrace the potential of AI while adhering to ethical practices where AI-generated visuals inspire and engage us without crossing ethical boundaries.

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