Synonyms of limitation
1 restrictionDictionary • There is to be no limitation on the number of opposition parties.
restriction • the relaxation of travel restrictions
control • There are to be tighter controls on land speculation.
check • There is no check on the flood of new immigrants arriving in the country.
block • a block to peace
curb • He called for much stricter curbs on immigration.
restraint • A Bill of Rights would act as a restraint on judicial power.
constraint • Their decision to abandon the trip was made because of financial constraints.
obstruction • Americans viewed the army as an obstruction to legitimate economic development.
impediment • There is no legal impediment to the marriage.
2 weaknessDictionary • This drug has one important limitation.
weakness • His main weakness was his violent temper.
failing • He had invented an imaginary son, in order to make up for his real son's failings.
qualification • The empirical evidence is subject to many qualifications.
defect • The report pointed out the defects in the present system.
disadvantage • They suffer the disadvantage of having been political exiles.
flaw • The only flaw in his character is a short temper.
drawback • The only drawback was that the apartment was too small.
shortcoming • His book has its shortcomings.
snag • A police crackdown hit a snag when villains stole one of their cars.
imperfection • He concedes that there are imperfections in the socialist system.
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• a block to peace
• There is no check on the flood of new immigrants arriving in the country.
constraintA constraint is something that limits or controls what you can do.
• Their decision to abandon the trip was made because of financial constraints.
Thesaurus for limitation from the Collins English Thesaurus
something that limits a quality or achievement