a limiting condition; restrictive weakness; lack of capacity; inability or handicap: He knows his limitations as a writer.
something that limits; a limit or bound; restriction: an arms limitation; a limitation on imports.
the act of limiting.
the state of being limited.
Law. the assignment, as by statute, of a period of time within which an action must be brought, or the period of time assigned: a statute of limitations.

1350–1400; Middle English lymytacion < Latin līmitātiōn- (stem of līmitātiō) a bounding, equivalent to līmitāt(us) (past participle of līmitāre to enclose within boundaries; see limit, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

nonlimitation, noun

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limitation (ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃən)
1.  something that limits a quality or achievement
2.  the act of limiting or the condition of being limited
3.  law a certain period of time, legally defined, within which an action, claim, etc, must be commenced
4.  property law a restriction upon the duration or extent of an estate

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from L. limitationem, from limitare (see limit). Phrase statute of limitations attested by 1768.
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Example sentences
Not because we're above it, but because at some point one must realize their
  own limitations.
Obviously there were limitations on what box they could check on the census
  form, for example.
Unless their present importance and limitations be clearly apprehended, their
  future development cannot be apprehended.
Security would have kept them from being publicly revealed, had the limitations
  of the human body ever allowed them to be reached.
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