Definition of situational
1. situation [ n ] the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
Examples: "the present international situation is dangerous" "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"
(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)
There are two more Sunday afternoons when the situation will arise .
West_Berlin morale is low and , in age distribution , the situation is unfavorable .
(The Providence Journal...)
There are some sharp and whipping lines and some hilariously funny situations - the best of the latter being a mass impromptu plunge into a nightclub tank where a `` mermaid '' is performing .
(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
The situation in which we find ourselves is brought_out with dramatic force in Arthur_Miller 's play The_Crucible , which deals with the Salem witch trials .
(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
In_fact , it is in just such a situation that the profundity of Bultmann 's argument is disclosed .Synonyms situation state_of_affairs Related Terms state thing environment picture crisis challenge equilibrium status_quo complication nightmare rejection acceptance purgatory prison size exclusion hot_potato mexican_standoff inclusion imbroglio square_one pass element disequilibrium swamp hotbed crowding tinderbox fish_bowl crunch how-do-you-do urgency no-win_situation ballgame conflict_of_interest childlessness
2. situation [ n ] a condition or position in which you find yourself
Examples: : "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils" "found herself in a very fortunate situation"
(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
The night we saw it , a rather unpleasant situation arose when the soloist refused to approach the armadillo , complaining - in ad-lib - that `` it smelled '' .Synonyms situation position Related Terms condition place stymie poverty_trap soup
3. situation [ n ] physical position in relation to the surroundings
Examples: "the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"
4. situation [ n ] a complex or critical or unusual difficulty
Examples: "the dangerous situation developed suddenly" "that's quite a situation" "no human situation is simple"
5. situation [ n ] a job in an organization
Examples: "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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