Synonyms for circumstances

Grammar : Noun
Spell : sur-kuhm-stans or, esp. British, -stuhns
Phonetic Transcription : ˈsɜr kəmˌstæns or, esp. British, -stəns

Top 10 synonyms for circumstances Other synonyms for the word circumstances

Définition of circumstances

Origin :
  • "condition of life, material welfare" (usually with a qualifying adjective), 1704, from circumstance.
  • noun state of affairs in one's life
Example sentences :
  • These circumstances have led me to suppose that you worship them as mere forms.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • I don't believe he will blame me when he knows the circumstances.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • He knew the circumstances of the Rushtons, and he had not supposed they had any money on hand.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • I regret this, but did the best I could under the circumstances.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • He was as kind and obliging as it was possible to be in his circumstances.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • The circumstances were painful, but added a dramatic touch to the scene.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • Give him this letter when he comes home, it will explain the circumstances to him.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • Dorcas of Lydda may have been of any age, but, judging by the circumstances, she had not completed her task.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • What to do under the circumstances I did not know; yet I knew that "where there was a will there was a way."
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson
  • In few other circumstances can it have such an opportunity—can it rise to equal height.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald

Antonyms for circumstances

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