NounCircumstance (plural Circumstances)
- That which attends, or relates to, or in some way affects, a fact or event; an attendant thing or state of things.
- An event; a fact; a particular incident.
- Circumlocution; detail.
- Condition in regard to worldly estate; state of property; situation; surroundings.
- To place in a particular situation; to supply relative incidents.
Adjectives for Circumstance
dominant; antecedent; analogous; formal; favorable; encouraging; exceptional; fortunate; imagined; extenuating; mitigating accompanying; hurried; external; altered similar; actual; existing; ensuing; diverse subsequent; attendant; concomitant; accessory; contingent; manifold; contributory; leading; collateral; expeditious; unfortunate; equivocal; droll; adventitious; novel; romantic auspicious; pitiful; fortuitous; identical peculiar; incredible; unsafe; interesting faulty; minute; formidable; easy; irritable; providential; ridiculous; encumbered; isolated; painful; affluent; present disastrous; striking; arduous; discouraging obsolete; momentary; incidental; dreadful unforeseen; unpropitious; disquieting; untoward; promiscuous; straitened; forgotten extraordinary; mysterious; uncontrollable suggestive; singular; suspicious; sordid curious; comfortable; accidental; unbelievable; peculiar; unlucky; delicate; unpromis¬ing; adverse; differing; historical; accidental; evanescent; inexplicable; potent; varying (pi); ignoble; probable; embarrassing; trying; sordid; intellectual; advantageous; astonishing; iniquitous; distressing; trifling; disheartening; agreeable; brutal; reduced; domestic; precarious; impressive; remarkable; frivolous; perplexing; dramatic; diametric; moderate; prevailing; complicated; sensational.
Verbs for Circumstance
ascribe to —; attend with —; depend on —; detail —; engender —; impress with —; meet —; overcome by —; ponder —; recount —; relish —; respond to —; rest on —; shape —; stress —; struggle against —; weigh —; — accompanies; — alarms; — alters; — arises; — determines; — forces; — hampers; — imputes; — prevents; — surrounds; — wavers; — yields.
Synonyms for Circumstance
condition, conditions, constituent, contents, datum, demonstrable fact, destiny, detail, doom, element, empirical fact, episode, established fact, estate, event, experience, fact, fact of experience, factor, feature, finances, fix, fixings, footing, formality, given fact, go, hap, happening, happenstance, hard fact, heraldry, incident, income, indisputable fact, inescapable fact, ingredient, integrant, item, jam, kismet, location, lot, makings, matter of fact, modality, mode, moira, naked fact, not guesswork, not opinion, occasion, occurrence, part, part and parcel, particular, pass, phenomenon, pickle, place, plain, plight, pomp, portion, position, positive fact, postulate, posture, predicament, pride, provable fact, rank, reality, resources, salient fact, self-evident fact, significant fact, simple fact, situation, sober fact, solemnity, specialty, spot, standing, state, state of affairs, station, status, stubborn fact, the case, the nitty-gritty, thing, turn of events, undeniable fact, weird, well-known fact, absolute fact, accepted fact, actual fact, adjunct, admitted fact, adventure, affair, appurtenance, aspect, axiom, bald fact, bare fact, bearings, brutal fact, case, circumstances, cold fact, component, conceded fact,