Examples from the Web for environment
Genetics alone does not an eating disorder make, generally speaking, and Bulik points out that environment still plays a role.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And in an environment where time is money, hooking up with an escort just might be the sensible thing to do.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex|Aurora Snow|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Are you more pessimistic about the overall public education crisis given this current environment?
For whatever reason, I grew up watching and loving horror movies—perhaps as a reaction to the environment I was growing up in.
So that time, and growing up in that environment, connected me to those films.
An artistic people is recognized by their ignorance of “objects of art,” for in such an environment art is everywhere.Musical Memories|Camille Saint-Sans
There are two constant factors in social life—the spirit of man and its environment.The Legacy of Greece|Various
But I must admit that there is at least a (p. 244) possibility that genera are not changed by environment, time or circumstances.War Letters of a Public-School Boy|Paul Jones.
Is heredity more influential in the development of man, intellectually and morally, than his environment?Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Debate Index|Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
When men talk much about heredity and environment they are almost barbarians.All Things Considered|G. K. Chesterton
British Dictionary definitions for environment
Word Origin and History for environment
c.1600, "state of being environed" (see environ + -ment); sense of "nature, conditions in which a person or thing lives" first recorded 1827 (used by Carlyle to render German Umgebung); specialized ecology sense first recorded 1956.