a : functioning as a limit : restrictive <limiting value>
b : being an environmental factor (as a nutrient) that limits the population size of an organism
: serving to specify the application of the modified noun <this in “this book” is a limiting word>
— lim·it·ing·ly adverb
Examples of LIMITING
- A limiting factor on our country's economic performance is its lack of resources.
- As a writer, I find the drama genre to be very limiting.
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