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1. limbo

noun. ['ˈlɪmboʊ'] the state of being disregarded or forgotten.

Synonyms

  • obscurity

Antonyms

  • gibbousness
  • caput

Etymology

  • limbus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Limbo

  • bimbo

Example sentences of the word limbo


1. Noun, singular or mass
To play this game, have two children hold a long limbo stick.

2. Adjective
Adjust the bar so that it is a few notches from the bottom -- lower than limbo standards.

Quotes containing the word limbo


1. I think now that maybe true sweetness can only happen in limbo.
- Peter Heller, The Dog Stars

2. gumbo-limbo

noun. ['ˈgʌmboʊˈlɪmboʊ'] tropical American tree yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishes.

Synonyms

  • genus Bursera
  • incense tree
  • Bursera simaruba

3. limbo

noun. ['ˈlɪmboʊ'] an imaginary place for lost or neglected things.

Synonyms

  • fictitious place
  • mythical place

Antonyms

  • hump
  • jut
  • belly

Etymology

  • limbus (Latin)

4. limbo

noun. ['ˈlɪmboʊ'] (theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals).

Synonyms

  • fictitious place
  • mythical place

Antonyms

  • Hell
  • comprehensibility
  • clarity

Etymology

  • limbus (Latin)
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