in limbo

Definition of in limbo

  1. 1 :  in a forgotten or ignored place, state, or situation orphaned children left in limbo in foster homes and institutions

  2. 2 :  in an uncertain or undecided state or condition After graduating from college, he was in limbo for a while, trying to decide what to do next.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an abode of souls that are according to Roman Catholic theology barred from heaven because of not having received Christian baptism

    :  a place or state of restraint or confinement

    :  a place or state of neglect or oblivion

  1. :  a dance or contest that involves bending over backwards and passing under a horizontal pole lowered slightly for each successive pass

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capable of being understood in two ways

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