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 circumstances circumstances

noun

  • () your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)  ( destiny, portion, fortune, circumstances, fate, lot, luck )
    your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
     whatever my fortune may be
    whatever my fortune may be
     deserved a better fate
    deserved a better fate
     has a happy lot
    has a happy lot
     the luck of the Irish
    the luck of the Irish
     a victim of circumstances
    a victim of circumstances
     success that was her portion
    success that was her portion
  • a person's financial situation (good or bad)  ( circumstances )
    a person's financial situation (good or bad)
     he found himself in straitened circumstances
    he found himself in straitened circumstances


  •  circumstance circumstance

    noun

  • () a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity  ( circumstance )
    a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  • () the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event  ( setting, context, circumstance )
    the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
     the historical context
    the historical context
  • () information that should be kept in mind when making a decision  ( condition, circumstance, consideration )
    information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
     another consideration is the time it would take
    another consideration is the time it would take
  • formal ceremony about important occasions  ( circumstance )
    formal ceremony about important occasions
     pomp and circumstance
    pomp and circumstance


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