- The definition of a limitation is a restriction or a defect, or the act of imposing restrictions.
- When you are only allowed to walk to the end of the block, this is an example of a limitation.
- When there are certain things you are not good at doing, these are examples of limitations.
- When a law has specific things that a person cannot do, the law is an example of a limitation.
- a limiting or being limited
- something that limits, as some factor in makeup which restricts the scope of a person's activity or accomplishment; qualification
- Law a period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
Origin of limitationMiddle English limitacioun ; from Old French limitacion ; from Classical Latin limitatio
- The act of limiting or the state of being limited: He was very successful in his limitation of salt intake.
- A limiting rule or condition; a restriction: Are there any limitations on the agreement?
- A shortcoming or defect: We need to overcome our limitations if we want to succeed.
- Law A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
- The act of limiting or the state of being limited.
- A restriction; a boundary, real or metaphorical, caused by some thing or some circumstance.
- 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.
- An imperfection or shortcoming which limits somethings use or value.
- A time period after which some legal action may no longer be brought.
- The lawyer obtained impunity by dragging his obviously guilty client's case beyond the 10 years limitation
limitation - Legal Definition
- A restriction.
- The act of placing a limit or restriction.
- A condition or restriction placed upon real estate.
Period of time during which an action must be filed. See statute of limitations.statute of limitations
See statute of limitations.