surroundings

/ (səˈraʊndɪŋz) /


pl n
  1. the conditions, scenery, etc, around a person, place, or thing; environment

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How to use surroundings in a sentence

  • Here began indeed, in the drab surroundings of the workshop, in the silent mystery of the laboratory, the magic of the new age.

  • And our surroundings at that particular moment were not the most favorable to coherent thought or plausible theory-building.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • When his eyes grew accustomed to his surroundings he made out the shape of a native boat moored beneath the wall.

    The Red Year | Louis Tracy
  • They would have made a good study for an artist, had an artist been at hand to sketch them and their surroundings.

    The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
  • Meanwhile Darry had explained his idea to the others, and they were all eager to view the surroundings of the Gandy stock farm.