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circumstance

cir·cum·stance

circumstance

 
 
pronunciation:
suhr km staens
phrases:
under no circumstances, under the circumstances
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part of speech: noun
definition: a condition or fact connected with or having an effect on an event or situation.
Bad weather was a circumstance we didn't think about when planning the picnic.
synonyms:
condition, detail, incident
similar words:
business, fact, factor, occurrence, particular, thing
phrase: under no circumstances
phrase: under the circumstances
Word Parts
The word circumstance contains the following parts:
sta, stat, stant, -stance Latin and Greek root that means stand, standing, stablize
synonyms:
sist