noun, の adjective
As you reach the limit of your world, you face your limit and confront your limitations.
This word refers to the maximum extent or limit that something can reach or endure. It conveys the idea of reaching the utmost point beyond which a situation or condition cannot be sustained.
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.
The baseball player retired when he felt that he had reached his limit.