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cir·cum·stances

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portionnoun

    your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

    "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, fortune, fate, peck, mint, band, plenty, lot, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, portion, parcel, dowry, spate, muckle, mass, constituent, pile, share, good deal, stack, chance, luck, destiny, deal, serving, dowery, dower, percentage, caboodle, hazard, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, component, slew, heap, mess, part, bunch, sight, mountain, draw, helping, component part, set, great deal, pot, circle

  2. circumstancesnoun

    a person's financial situation (good or bad)

    "he found himself in straitened circumstances"

    Synonyms:
    luck, portion, fortune, destiny, fate, lot

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. circumstancesnoun

    Synonyms:
    situation, condition, position, state of affairs, pecuniary standing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "circumstances":

    conditions, situations, cases, situation, circumstance, case, instances, contexts, facts

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How to use circumstances in a sentence?

  1. George Macaulay Trevelyan:

    History repeats itself and history never repeats itself are about equally trueWe never know enough about the infinitely complex circumstances of any past event to prophesy the future by analogy.

  2. The NBA:

    In consultation with medical experts, and based on all facts and circumstances, it was determined that his attendance did not create risks related to the spread of COVID-19 and therefore no quarantine is necessary.

  3. Charles R. Swindoll:

    People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh and wish things would change. They neither complain of their lot nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in. Rather, they visualize in their minds that they are not quitters they will not allow life's circumstances to push them down and hold them under.

  4. Giuseppe Mazzini:

    Insurrection: Insurrection as soon as circumstances allow: insurrection, strenuous, ubiquitous: the insurrection of the masses: the holy war of the oppressed: the republic to make republicans: the people in action to initiate progress. Let the insurrection announce with its awful voice the decrees of God: let it clear and level the ground on which its own immortal structure shall be raised. Let it, like the Nile, flood all the country that it is destined to make fertile.

  5. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk:

    In no circumstances will Russia receive better terms than other creditors.


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