1. a principle that limits the extent of something

Similar word(s): restriction

Definition categories: thought, regulation, rule

2. the quality of being limited or restricted

- it is a good plan but it has serious limitations

Definition categories: attribute, disadvantage

3. the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed

- it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight

Similar word(s): limit

Definition categories: quantity

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

- statute of limitations

Definition categories: time

5. an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

Similar word(s): restriction

Definition categories: act, regulating, regulation

Sentences with limitation as a noun:

- Getting into his wheelchair after his amputation it felt like a limitation you could roll in.

- He understood the exam material but his fear was a limitation he could not overcome.

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