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lim·bo1

limbo1

 
 
pronunciation:
lIm bo
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part of speech: noun
inflections: limbos
definition 1: (often cap.) in theology, a place neither in heaven nor hell for souls neither saved nor condemned, such as those of unbaptized infants.
The mother wept at the thought that her child's soul would remain in limbo and never enter into heaven.
definition 2: a condition or position of neglect, oblivion, or uncertainty.
These beautiful works of art had been missing and in limbo since the war.His relationship with her has been in limbo for some time.
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