circumstance


circumstance

noun

Definition of CIRCUMSTANCE

1
a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand <the condemned murderer seemed indifferent to his circumstance>
3
the uncertain course of events <I was a victim of circumstance, for nothing that I could have done would have made a difference>

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