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situation

sit·u·a·tion

situation

 
pronunciation:
sI chu eI shn
part of speech: noun
definition: state of affairs; circumstances.
The snowstorm put the drivers in a dangerous situation.
synonyms:
footing, standing
similar words:
business, condition
derivation: situational (adj.)