Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of limbo.

Etymologies

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limbo +‎ -like

Examples

  • The suspension of patients inside these iron lungs symbolized the limbolike, paralytic state of polio research.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The space was limbolike, with no simple means of egress—no exit.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Many are inclined to believe that the good that stem-cell research promises to produce outweighs the limbolike life of unwanted human embryos now in cold storage.

    A Question Of Life Or Death

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