liminoid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

liminal +‎ -oid, coined by Victor Turner.

Adjective[edit]

liminoid (not comparable)

  1. (anthropology) Having characteristics of a liminal experience, but optional and not involving the resolution of a personal crisis.
    A graduation ceremony might be regarded as liminal, while a rock concert might be understood to be liminoid.

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