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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sur-kuh m-stanst or, esp. British, -stuh nst]
    • /ˈsɜr kəmˌstænst or, esp. British, -stənst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sur-kuh m-stanst or, esp. British, -stuh nst]
    • /ˈsɜr kəmˌstænst or, esp. British, -stənst/

Definitions of circumstanced word

  • verb circumstanced simple past tense and past participle of circumstance. 1
  • adjective circumstanced being in a condition, or state, especially with respect to income and material welfare, as specified: They were well circumstanced. 1
  • noun circumstanced a condition, detail, part, or attribute, with respect to time, place, manner,agent, etc., that accompanies, determines, or modifies a fact or event; a modifying or influencing factor: Do not judge his behavior without considering every circumstance. 1
  • noun circumstanced Usually, circumstances. the existing conditions or state of affairs surrounding and affecting an agent: Circumstances permitting, we sail on Monday. 1
  • noun circumstanced an unessential or secondary accompaniment of any fact or event; minor detail: The author dwells on circumstances rather than essentials. 1
  • noun circumstanced circumstances, the condition or state of a person with respect to income and material welfare: a family in reduced circumstances. 1

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Origin of circumstanced

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
First recorded in 1595-1605; circumstance + -ed2

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Parts of speech for Circumstanced


circumstanced popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

circumstanced usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for circumstanced

verb circumstanced

  • chance — If there is a chance of something happening, it is possible that it will happen.
  • portion — a part of any whole, either separated from or integrated with it: I read a portion of the manuscript.
  • doom — fate or destiny, especially adverse fate; unavoidable ill fortune: In exile and poverty, he met his doom.
  • lot — lot (def 14).
  • cup — A cup is a small round container that you drink from. Cups usually have handles and are made from china or plastic.

Antonyms for circumstanced

verb circumstanced

  • join — to bring in contact, connect, or bring or put together: to join hands; to join pages with a staple.

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