liminality
liminality liminality n. (Anthropology) that temporary state during a rite of passage when the participant lacks social status or rank, is required to follow specified forms of conduct, and is expected to show obedience and humility. --RHU [PJC]

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  • Liminality — (from the Latin word līmen , meaning a threshold [ liminal , Oxford English Dictionary . Ed. J.A. Simpson and E.S.C. Weiner. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989. OED Online Oxford University Press. Accessed June 23, 2007; cf. .] ) is a… …   Wikipedia

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  • liminality — A term introduced by Arnold van Gennep (Rites de passage, 1909), liminality refers to an intermediate ritual phase during initiation , in which initiates can be considered either sacred or potentially polluting to the mainstream society because… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • liminality — /lim euh nal i tee/, n. Anthropol. the transitional period or phase of a rite of passage, during which the participant lacks social status or rank, remains anonymous, shows obedience and humility, and follows prescribed forms of conduct, dress,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • liminality — /lim euh nal i tee/, n. Anthropol. the transitional period or phase of a rite of passage, during which the participant lacks social status or rank, remains anonymous, shows obedience and humility, and follows prescribed forms of conduct, dress,… …   Universalium

  • liminality — noun the state of being liminal …   Wiktionary

  • liminality —  Лиминальность …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • liminality — /lɪmɪˈnæləti/ (say limi naluhtee) noun 1. Anthropology the state of disorientation that is induced in particular in some rituals, especially a rite of passage. 2. the disorientation, loss of control, and sense of uncertainty which attends a… …   Australian English dictionary

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