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Synonyms for limitation
ˌlɪm ɪˈteɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restriction, limitation(noun)

    a principle that limits the extent of something

    "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"

    Synonyms:
    confinement, restriction, limit

  2. limitation(noun)

    the quality of being limited or restricted

    "it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"

    Synonyms:
    restriction, limit

  3. limit, limitation(noun)

    the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed

    "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight"

    Synonyms:
    demarcation line, limit point, demarcation, terminus ad quem, bound, restriction, terminal point, limit, boundary, point of accumulation

  4. limitation(noun)

    (law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought

    "statute of limitations"

    Synonyms:
    restriction, limit

  5. limitation, restriction(noun)

    an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

    Synonyms:
    confinement, restriction, limit

Wiktionary

  1. limitation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    limitelessness

  2. limitation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    limitelessness

  3. limitation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    limitelessness

  4. limitation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    limitelessness

  5. limitation(noun)

    The lawyer obtained impunity by dragging his obviously guilty client's case beyond the 10 years limitation

    Antonyms:
    limitelessness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. limitation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    restriction, restraint

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. limitation(n)

    Synonyms:
    limit, restriction, restraint, circumscription, finitude

How to pronounce limitation?

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How to say limitation in sign language?

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How to use limitation in a sentence?

  1. Chase LeBlanc:

    Fludity and capacity are business skills - rigidity and limitation are not!

  2. Jay Hahn:

    In-bee isn't flexible, her wrists aren't flexible so there's a limitation on her cocking. She also has limited trunk rotation... but she uses her swing to overcome her physical limitations.

  3. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.:

    The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.

  4. Cindy McDaniel:

    I've been with the Arthritis Foundation for 30 years and watched these numbers go up and up, so that is not a big surprise, but it is really disappointing to hear there are so many adults with activity limitation.

  5. Myron Tribus:

    Knowledge without know-how is sterile. We use the word "academic" in a pejorative sense to identify this limitation.


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