Definitions

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  • adjective Placed in a particular position or condition; situated.
  • adjective Poetic & R. Governed by events or circumstances.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of circumstance.

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Examples

  • Also, being so made and circumstanced, he looked back upon the deed with regret.

    THE APOSTATE

  • Oh, it's absurd, I grant, but had that belt not been so circumstanced and so situated, I should have shrunk away into side streets and back alleys, walking humbly and avoiding all gregarious humans. except those who were likewise abroad without belts.

    The Dignity of Dollars

  • He had a ready kind of rough Lancashire eloquence, arising out of the fulness of his heart, which was very stirring to men similarly circumstanced, who liked to hear their feelings put into words.

    Mary Barton

  • Jerry had a realization that they were as painfully circumstanced as himself.

    CHAPTER XII

  • And of course, I, a stranger in this new world, was similarly circumstanced.

    Chapter 18

  • Also, being so made and circumstanced, he looked back upon the deed with regret.

    THE APOSTATE: written by Jack London

  • When a second nation finds itself similarly circumstanced, competition for these other markets naturally follows.

    THE QUESTION OF THE MAXIMUM

  • The history of human conduct does not warrant that exalted opinion of human virtue which would make it wise in a nation to commit interests of so delicate and momentous a kind, as those which concern its intercourse with the rest of the world, to the sole disposal of a magistrate created and circumstanced as would be a President of the United States.

    Bruce Fein: American Exceptionalism Is Un-American

  • The history of human conduct does not warrant that exalted opinion of human virtue which would make it wise in a nation to commit interests of so delicate and momentous a kind, as those which concern its intercourse with the rest of the world, to the sole disposal of a magistrate created and circumstanced as would be a President of the United States.

    Bruce Fein: American Exceptionalism Is Un-American

  • Cf. her use of “similarly circumstanced” in the Introductory Discourse, which I quote later in this essay. close window

    Notes on 'Joanna Baillie’s Ecotopian Comedies'

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