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Origin of situation
OTHER WORDS FROM situationsit·u·a·tion·al, adjectivesit·u·a·tion·al·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for situation
Deep, situational, and emotional jokes based on what is relevant and has a POINT!
There is more here, however, than just DC-style situational loyalty.
Among Republicans and Democrats, however, situational ethics runs the show.Why We Get the Police State We Deserve—and What We Can Do to Fix That|Nick Gillespie|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the predictable rush to the partisan ramparts leads to situational ethics rather than constructive action.
The training, which was paid for by the school, included firearms and situational drills.Missouri, Where Parents Are OK With Armed Teachers|Justin Green|April 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What shall we say then—that a mental image is a situational item only when the territory is occupied?Territory in Bird Life|H. Eliot Howard
British Dictionary definitions for situation
- state of affairs; combination of circumstances
- a complex or critical state of affairs in a novel, play, etc
Derived forms of situationsituational, adjective
usage for situation
Idioms and Phrases with situation
see no-win situation.