Meaning of LIMITING in English

LIMITING

lim ‧ it ‧ ing /ˈlɪmətɪŋ, ˈlɪmɪtɪŋ/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ limit , ↑ limitation , ↑ delimitation ; adjective : ↑ limited ≠ ↑ unlimited , ↑ limiting , ↑ limitless ; verb : ↑ limit , ↑ delimit ]

1 . preventing any improvement or increase in something:

A limiting factor in health care is the way resources are distributed.

2 . informal preventing someone from developing and doing what they are interested in:

The job’s OK, but it’s sort of limiting.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.