noun, plural sce·nar·i·os.
- scedosporium apiospermum,
- scene dock
Origin of scenario
Examples from the Web for scenarios
Another client, a professor at Georgetown University, submitted requests for scenarios that she had yet to even imagine.
So there are scenarios by which an Obama nominee can succeed.
While scenarios where the party takes seven seats are a lot easier to map, there is still a chance for the Democrats to hold on.
Here are three other scenarios—and how the right wing would have reacted… with outrage.Obama, the Coffee Salute, and the Dementia on the Right|Sally Kohn|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"We'll evaluate our position only after hearing these scenarios," he told the Hurriyet Daily News.
Why write stories when scenarios are not only much less exhausting, but actually more remunerative?The Best Short Stories of 1915|Various
The truth is that they never suspected their origin in the Italian "Scenarios."A History of Pantomime|R. J. Broadbent
For purposes of assessing the consequences of a major California earthquake, scenarios for seven large earthquakes were developed.
He spent the evening upon the first of his write-ups, scenarios shut fast in the drawer.Angela's Business|Henry Sydnor Harrison
All these scenarios embody the various forms of self-constitution through practical activity.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
noun plural -narios
Word Origin for scenario
1868, "sketch of the plot of a play," from Italian scenario, from Late Latin scenarius "of stage scenes," from Latin scena "scene" (see scene). Meaning "imagined situation" is first recorded 1960, in reference to hypothetical nuclear wars.