Synonyms of circumstance


1. circumstance, condition, status

usage: a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity

2. context, circumstance, setting, environment

usage: the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event; "the historical context"

3. circumstance, condition, consideration, information

usage: information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"

4. circumstance, ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance

usage: formal ceremony about important occasions; "pomp and circumstance"

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