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Synonyms of 'limited'

(adjective) 
Definition
(of governing powers or sovereignty) restricted by a constitution, laws, or an assembly
They have a limited amount of time to get their point across.
Synonyms
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controlled
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checked
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bounded
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confined
His long legs were cramped in the confined space.
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curbed
,
hampered
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finite
a finite set of elements
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circumscribed
Opposites
(adjective) 
Definition
without fullness or scope
The shop has a very limited selection.
Synonyms
narrow
She achieved a fame that transcended the narrow world of avant-garde theatre.
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little
I had little money and little free time.
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small
a diet of one small meal a day
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restricted
Every inch counts in this restricted space.
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inadequate
Supplies of food and medicine are inadequate.
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insufficient
There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
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unsatisfactory
The inspectors said a third of lessons were unsatisfactory.
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scant
There is scant evidence of strong economic growth to come.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of confined
His long legs were cramped in the confined space.
Synonyms
in the sense of finite
Definition
having limits in size, space, or time
a finite set of elements
Synonyms
bounded,
demarcated,
circumscribed,
delimited,
terminable,
subject to limitations
in the sense of inadequate
Definition
not enough
Supplies of food and medicine are inadequate.

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