situational

adjective sit·u·a·tion·al \ ˌsi-chə-ˈwā-shnəl , -shə-nᵊl \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of situational

1 : of, relating to, or appropriate to a situation
2 : of or relating to situation ethics

situationally

adverb

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First Known Use of situational

1903


Medical Dictionary

situational

adjective sit·u·a·tion·al \ -shnəl, -shən-ᵊl \

medical Definition of situational

: of, relating to, or occurring in a particular set of circumstances
  • situational impotence
  • situational hypertension

situationally

play \\ adverb


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