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borderline

bor·der·line

borderline

 
pronunciation:
bor dr laIn
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: at or near a boundary.
synonyms:
bounding, contiguous, fringing, verging
similar words:
border, frontier, marginal, neighbor, peripheral
definition 2: not quite fitting into a well-defined category; doubtful.
He is a borderline psychotic.
synonyms:
doubtful, marginal, uncertain
similar words:
liminal, possible