Circumscription vs Limitation - What's the difference?

circumscription | limitation |


As nouns the difference between circumscription and limitation

is that circumscription is the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed while limitation is the act of limiting or the state of being limited.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

circumscription

Noun

(en noun)
  • the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed
  • anything that circumscribes or a circumscribed area
  • (taxonomy) the definition of what does and does not belong to a given taxon, from a particular taxonomic viewpoint or taxonomic system.
  • The circumscription in the APG system of the family'' Malvaceae ''includes the former families Bombacaceae, Sterculiaceae and Tiliaceae.
  • An electoral district; used often in texts treating electoral systems in Romance countries.
  • limitation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of limiting or the state of being limited.
  • A restriction; a boundary, real or metaphorical, caused by some thing or some circumstance.
  • Getting into his wheelchair after his amputation it felt like a limitation you could roll in.
    He understood the exam material but his fear was a limitation he could not overcome.
  • An imperfection or shortcoming which limits somethings use or value.
  • A time period after which some legal action may no longer be brought.
  • ''The lawyer obtained impunity by dragging his obviously guilty client's case beyond the 10 years limitation

    Derived terms

    * limitationional * statute of limitation

    Antonyms

    * limitelessness