limbo limbo  /ˈlɪm boʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being disregarded or forgotten
  2. (n) an imaginary place for lost or neglected things
  3. (n) (theology) in Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such as infants and virtuous individuals)

Usage(s):

  1. He lived this mind-body limbo for 29 of his 55 years.
  2. Since the general election, the AMS has seemed in a limbo.
  3. Problem is the lab results take up to two days to come back, which leaves women in limbo before possibly facing a second surgery.

News

  1. Kingsburg High graduation: Always a Viking

    In that brief limbo between being a Kingsburg High School senior and a Kingsburg High graduate last Thursday, Daniela Pena was in the campus gym, waiting with her peers for graduation ceremoni…
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Kingsburg Recorder

  2. Can Tim Tebow Stay Influential?

    Stop the presses - backup quarterback gets released, waits around in limbo for a few weeks, and then catches on with another team, where he?ll continue to back up.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Limbo Review [PlayStation Vita]

    Limbo contains the wonderful aesthetics and crafty puzzles from the previous versions, but the atmosphere isn't quite as striking on a smaller screen.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: GameSpot

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Quotes

  1. "Willie's job was never in danger going into this meeting," Minaya said. "Willie has my support. He has the support of our ownership. ...... There is no limbo period. Willie is the manager."
    on May 26, 2004 By: Omar Minaya Source: Daily Press

  2. Mr Hain added: "After 10 months in limbo while the inquiry took its course, I now look forward to tackling again the issues of social justice, human rights and equality, as I have done for all 40 years of my political life, both outside and inside...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Peter Hain Source: Daily Post

  3. "Those four guys have pretty much known that for probably a week," Francona said. "Again, just because of Daisuke's situation. I don't want to say it was in limbo because Daisuke was prepared to pitch. There's just proper ways to do things....
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Terry Francona Source: Boston Globe

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