Sham vs Limitation - What's the difference?

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Sham is a related term of limitation.

As a proper noun sham

is syria.

As a noun limitation is

the act of limiting or the state of being limited.




(en adjective)
  • Intended to deceive; false.
  • It was only a sham wedding: they didn't care much for one another but wanted their parents to stop hassling them.
  • counterfeit; unreal
  • * Jowett
  • They scorned the sham independence proffered to them by the Athenians.


    * mock * See also


    * genuine * sincere * real


    (en noun)
  • A fake; an imitation that purports to be genuine.
  • The time-share deal was a sham .
  • Trickery, hoaxing.
  • A con-man must be skilled in the arts of sham and deceit.
  • A false front, or removable ornamental covering.
  • A decorative cover for a pillow.
  • Derived terms

    * shamateur

    See also

    * pillow sham


  • To deceive, cheat, lie.
  • * L'Estrange
  • Fooled and shammed into a conviction.
  • To obtrude by fraud or imposition.
  • * L'Estrange
  • We must have a care that we do not sham fallacies upon the world for current reason.
  • To assume the manner and character of; to imitate; to ape; to feign.
  • Anagrams

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    (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


    * limitelessness