Limina



[lahy-muh n] /ˈlaɪ mən/

noun, plural limens, limina
[lim-uh-nuh] /ˈlɪm ə nə/ (Show IPA)
1.
(def 4).
/ˈlaɪmɛn/
noun (pl) limens, limina (ˈlɪmɪnə)
1.
(psychol) another term for threshold (sense 4) See also liminal

limen li·men (lī’mən)
n. pl. li·mens or lim·i·na (lĭm’ə-nə)

lim’i·nal (lĭm’ə-nəl) adj.

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  • Liminal

    [lim-uh-nl, lahy-muh-] /ˈlɪm ə nl, ˈlaɪ mə-/ adjective, Psychology. 1. of, relating to, or situated at the . /ˈlɪmɪnəl/ adjective 1. (psychol) relating to the point (or threshold) beyond which a sensation becomes too faint to be experienced adj. 1884, from Latin limen “threshold, cross-piece, sill” (see limit (n.)) + -al (1). Related: Liminality. liminal […]

  • Liminality

    [lim-uh-nal-i-tee] /ˌlɪm əˈnæl ɪ ti/ noun, Anthropology. 1. the transitional period or phase of a rite of passage, during which the participant lacks social status or rank, remains anonymous, shows obedience and humility, and follows prescribed forms of conduct, dress, etc. noun the condition of being on a threshold or at the beginning of a […]



  • Limitary

    [lim-i-ter-ee] /ˈlɪm ɪˌtɛr i/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or serving as a . 2. Archaic. subject to ; . /ˈlɪmɪtərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. of, involving, or serving as a limit 2. restricted or limited adj. 1610s, from Latin limitaris, from limes (genitive limitis); see limit (n.).

  • Limitarian

    /ˌlɪmɪˈtɛərɪən/ noun 1. (Christianity) a person who regards salvation as limited to only a part of mankind



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