1. circumstances

noun. ['ˈsɝːkəmˌstænsəz, ˈsɝːkəmˌstænsɪz'] your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you).


  • fate
  • portion
  • good fortune
  • providence
  • good luck
  • lot
  • condition
  • ill luck
  • bad luck
  • destiny
  • misfortune
  • fortune
  • luckiness
  • tough luck
  • failure


  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

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Rhymes with Circumstances

  • absences
  • abuses
  • acceptances
  • aces
  • acquaintances
  • actresses
  • addidases
  • addresses
  • addresses
  • advances
  • affixes
  • affixes
  • airforces
  • airspaces
  • albatrosses
  • aliases
  • allegiances
  • allegiances
  • alliances
  • allowances

How do you pronounce circumstances?

Pronounce circumstances as ˈsərkəmˌstænsɪz.

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Sentences with circumstances

1. Noun, plural
Giving praise to other people is not inherently wrong, but should be done under different circumstances.

Quotes about circumstances

1. And you know, whether it's drama or comedy, the best work is based on truth. It's just that, with comedy, the circumstances are just crazy-heightened, and you have these crazy things thrown at you. But you still have to do it truthfully, because that's where the humor comes from. So it's not that difficult to cross over.
- Tony Hale

2. Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
- Orison Swett Marden

3. Jerry Seinfeld is amazing in many ways, not the least of them his ability to find humor, and convincing us to find it, too, in the million-and-two details about modern life that under different circumstances might send us into paroxysms of rage.
- Tom Shales

2. circumstances

noun. ['ˈsɝːkəmˌstænsəz, ˈsɝːkəmˌstænsɪz'] a person's financial situation (good or bad).


  • imprudence