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circumstances


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  circumstances 
  n  1:  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"  [syn:  {fortune},  {destiny}, 
  {fate},  {luck},  {lot},  {portion}] 
  2:  the  state  (usually  personal)  with  regard  to  wealth;  "each 
  person  was  helped  according  to  his  circumstances" 




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