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Definition of Limitation

Limitation

  1. The act of limiting; the state or condition of being limited; as, the limitation of his authority was approved by the council.
  2. That which limits; a restriction; a qualification; a restraining condition, defining circumstance, or qualifying conception; as, limitations of thought.
  3. A certain precinct within which friars were allowed to beg, or exercise their functions; also, the time during which they were permitted to exercise their functions in such a district.
  4. A limited time within or during which something is to be done.
  5. A certain period limited by statute after which the claimant shall not enforce his claims by suit.
  6. A settling of an estate or property by specific rules.
  7. A restriction of power; as, a constitutional limitation.

Limitation Quotations

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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
Confucius

I continuously go further and further learning about my own limitations, my body limitation, psychological limitations. It's a way of life for me.
Ayrton Senna

Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you'll see the way to fly.
Richard Bach

Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
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Limitation Translations

limitation in French is restriction, limitation
limitation in Italian is limitazione
limitation in Norwegian is begrensning

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