Examples from the Web for surroundings
George had to go inside to take a phone call so I sat feasting my eyes on the beauty of the surroundings.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Peggy is not tempted in the least to change her shop to fit in with the new(er) surroundings.
Strangers often believe, incorrectly, that he is unaware of his surroundings.Disney World Means Everything to a Special Needs Mom|Elizabeth Picciuto|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Women have learned to operate with a baseline level of fear, one that dips or peaks depending on our surroundings.Apps and Online Programs Offer New Ways to Report Street Harassment|Tessa Miller|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the truth is we both kinda … preach; and we both take in our surroundings and try to mirror it.Sarah and Susan Silverman: Comedian and Rabbi are Perfect Sisters|Kevin Fallon|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet she could not have found a habitation and surroundings more perfectly suited to her wants and the mood she was in.Dead Man's Plack and an Old Thorn|William Henry Hudson
But you must judge him only after you have considered his times, which were forty years ago, his surroundings, and his blood.Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall|Charles Major
It would amaze us to see the change in the life and surroundings of the feudal lords even in the years of William's minority.The Normans|Sarah Orne Jewett
I am not aware that these surroundings had any effect whatever upon the pupils.Memoirs|Charles Godfrey Leland
You want to affiliate with her, to be one of her set, her surroundings, her monde.The Adventures of a Widow|Edgar Fawcett
British Dictionary definitions for surroundings
Word Origin and History for surroundings
"environment," 1861, from surround (v.).