- of pertaining to, or derived from circumstances: a circumstantial result.
- of the nature of a circumstance; secondary; incidental: of circumstantial importance.
- dealing with or giving circumstances; detailed; particular: a circumstantial report of a business conference.
- pertaining to conditions of material welfare.
Origin of circumstantial
Synonyms for circumstantial
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- of or dependent on circumstances
- fully detailed
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