A mansion in shambles, her adopted daughter in limbo, and a troubled engagement to Tila Tequila.
She is comfortable in her semi-suburban, semi-elegiac, semi-Southern limbo, so why budge?
Fail to jump avidly enough, and you risk being forever marooned in limbo, as a pol without a true home in either party.
But according to people with knowledge of the matter, these cases seem to be in limbo.
Even though her life remains in limbo she counts herself as fortunate.
He wrote many moral and religious works, long since relegated to the limbo of insipid mediocrities.
Duncan's hand airily wafted the remark into the limbo of the negligible.
Our life is composed of lives, our vital aspiration of aspirations existing perhaps in the limbo of subconsciousness.
Behold they have been ferried over Styx, and have passed away into limbo.
Then the excitement ended, and the midnight affray at Corindah slipped into the limbo of partly forgotten facts.
"region supposed to exist on the border of Hell" reserved for pre-Christian saints (Limbus patrum) and unbaptized infants (Limbus infantum);" c.1300, from Latin limbo, ablative of limbus "edge, border" (see limb (2)). It emerged from Latin in the ablative form from frequent use in phrases such as in limbo (patrum), etc. Figurative sense of "condition of neglect or oblivion" is from 1640s.
dance in which the dancer bends backward and passes under a bar, 1956, of W.Indian origin, probably an alteration of limber.
In the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church regarding the afterlife, the condition of innocent persons who die without benefit of baptism; those in limbo do not suffer damnation, but they do not enjoy the presence of God. Limbo means “a bordering place.”
Note: Figuratively, “limbo” is a state of nonresolution or uncertainty: “Until he receives notice of his new posting, he'll be in limbo.”