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Synonyms for limbo
ˈlɪm boʊlim·bo

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oblivion, limbonoun

    the state of being disregarded or forgotten

    Synonyms:
    oblivion, obliviousness

  2. limbonoun

    an imaginary place for lost or neglected things

    Synonyms:
    oblivion

  3. limbonoun

    (theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals)

    Synonyms:
    oblivion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. limbonoun

    Synonyms:
    hell, limbus, infernal regions, shades below

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "limbo":

    laminae, uncertainty, limb

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How to use limbo in a sentence?

  1. Peter Greste:

    Effectively, that means I will automatically get a conviction if I don't appear but of course I can't go back because President Sisi deported me, so I'm stuck in this legal limbo, the problem is this has never happened before. They've never had a defendant deported from the country while the trial is ongoing so there is no formal legal mechanism for the judge to take me off the case.

  2. Passaic Mayor Hector Lora:

    Passaic River's such a challenge because there is no moving forward. Passaic River's almost like grief in limbo. You don't know what's going on. You don't know whether you're grieving a loss, or you are still concerned whether missing individuals can be found -- even though everything may say they won't, you still hope for the very best.

  3. Shawn Engbrecht:

    You have to accept the fact that you are living perpetually in limbo and you adapt and the key to that is to not let anything really rattle you. You can be packed to go to the oil fields in Northern Alberta, Canada and you get on the Gulf Stream and they say ‘surprise we are going to Singapore…’ and you just accept and the key to that is to not worry about the little stuff and stay focused on the mission.

  4. Daren Blomquist:

    May foreclosure numbers are a classic good news-bad news scenario, with the number of homeowners starting the foreclosure process stabilizing at pre-housing crisis levels but the number of homeowners actually losing their homes to foreclosure still well above pre-crisis levels and on the rise, lenders and courts are pushing through stubborn foreclosure cases that have been languishing in foreclosure limbo for years as options to prevent foreclosure are exhausted or left untapped.

  5. Cleveland Cavaliers:

    Technically my whole careers been in limbo, so this is easy for me.

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