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  Definition of situation
  1. a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
  2. physical position in relation to the surroundings; "the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"
  3. a condition or position in which you find yourself; "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation"
  4. the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fre
  5. a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that''s quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple"
Similar Words: position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, site, state of affairs

 

Hyponyms: academicianship, accountantship, admiralty, ambassadorship, apostleship, apprenticeship, attorneyship, bailiffship, bishopry, cadetship, caliphate, captainship, captaincy, cardinalship, chairmanship, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chaplainship, chieftaincy, chieftainship, clerkship, commandership, commandery, comptrollership, consulship, controllership, councillorship, councilorship, counselorship, counsellorship, curacy, curatorship, custodianship, deanship, deanery, directorship, discipleship, editorship, eldership, emirate, fatherhood, foremanship, generalship, governorship, headship, hot seat, incumbency, inspectorship, instructorship, internship, judgship, judgeship, judicature, khanate, lectureship, legation, legateship, legislatorship, librarianship, lieutenancy, magistracy, magistrature, managership, manhood, marshalship, mastership, mayoralty, messiahship, moderatorship, overlordship, pastorship, pastorate, peasanthood, praetorship, precentorship, preceptorship, prefecture, prelacy, prelature, premiership, presidency, presidentship, primateship, principalship, priorship, proconsulship, proconsulate, proctorship, professorship, chair, protectorship, public office, receivership, regency, residency, rulership, sainthood, secretaryship, senatorship, sinecure, solicitorship, speakership, stewardship, studentship, teachership, thaneship, throne, treasurership, tribuneship, viceroyship, viziership, wardenship, wardership, womanhood, active site, locus, locus of infection, restriction site, place, shoes, poverty trap, soup, stymie, acceptance, ballgame, new ballgame, challenge, childlessness, complication, crowding, disequilibrium, element, environment, equilibrium, exclusion, goldfish bowl, fish bowl, fishbowl, hotbed, inclusion, picture, scene, prison, prison house, rejection, size, size of it, square one, status quo, thing, conflict of interest, crisis, crunch, hornet's nest, hornets' nest, hot potato, how-do-you-do, how-d'ye-do, imbroglio, embroilment, Mexican standoff, nightmare, incubus, no-win situation, pass, strait, straits, purgatory, swamp, time bomb, ticking bomb, tinderbox, urgency, deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstill, quicksand

 

Derivational Morphology: station, post, base, send, place, locate, site, officiate, function, situate

 

Anagrams: Antoninus

 

 
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