Circumstance and State


Circumstance noun - A state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand.
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Synonyms for Circumstance

State is a synonym for circumstance in condition topic. In some cases you can use "State" instead a noun "Circumstance", when it comes to topics like situation.

Nearby Words: circumstantial, circumstantiality, circumstantially, circumstanced


State noun - A body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government.

Circumstance is a synonym for state in condition or mode of being topic. Sometimes you can use "Circumstance" instead a noun "State".

Both words in one sentence

  • Men Can't Keep House Superpig is a manual for how a single man, single by either inclination or circumstance, can live his life without reverting to a porcine or caveman state.
  • Series / Tyrant Very Loosely Based on a True Story Bassam's story seems oddly similar to Bashar al-Assad's, an unambitious MD who is forced by circumstance to succeed his dictator father at the helm of a Middle Eastern state.
  • Mildly subverted, in that it's stated it was less her state as a tree that caused the shift and more an unforeseen circumstance of the spell cast to turn her into a tree.
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State and Circumstance. (2016). Retrieved 2022, August 14, from
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State or Circumstance. 2016. Accessed August 14, 2022.
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