Circumstance and Purpose


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Circumstance noun – The uncertain course of events.
Usage example: I was a victim of circumstance, for nothing that I could have done would have made a difference

Purpose is an antonym for circumstance.
Nearby Words: circumstantial, circumstantiality, circumstantially, circumstanced
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Purpose noun – Something that one hopes or intends to accomplish.
Circumstance is an antonym for purpose.
Nearby Words: purposeful, purposeless, purposive, purposed, purposely
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Purpose or Circumstance. 2016. Accessed November 23, 2020.

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