Medical Dictionary

situation


situation

noun sit·u·a·tion \ˌsich-ə-ˈwā-shən\

Definition of SITUATION

1
:  the way in which something is placed in relation to its surroundings
2
:  the total set of physical, social, and psychocultural factors that act upon an individual in orienting and conditioning his or her behavior
3
:  relative position or combination of circumstances at a particular moment
March 01, 2015
macaroni Hear it
Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears