Definition of in limbo
- orphaned children left in limbo in foster homes and institutions
- After graduating from college, he was in limbo for a while, trying to decide what to do next.
: 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
: 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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