|1.||[ noun ] the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society|
: "he had the status of a minor" "the novel attained the status of a classic" "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
|Related terms:||state retirement rank leadership standing footing social_station command equality bastardy citizenship nationality face marital_status holy_order toehold caste ordination high_status pedestal low_status legal_status dignity nobility election slot high_ground high_profile dominant middle-class middle-class lower-class subordinate upper-class|
|2.||[ noun ] a condition or state at a particular time|
: "a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"
|Related terms:||state way need circumstance tension situation atmosphere danger safety silence despair difficulty guilt fortune climate unsusceptibility iniquity disorder comfort dominance light improvement orderliness purity impurity discomfort automation vacuolization decline susceptibility repair weather_conditions place malady virginity nakedness purity normalcy polarization hyalinization tilth emptiness abnormality ordinary wetness dryness atonicity ennoblement unsoundness reinstatement homelessness health serration mode encapsulation fullness celibacy saturation pathological_state lactosuria protuberance immunity dishabille baldness innocence impaction soundness eye_condition urbanisation hopefulness nomination standardisation regularisation astigmatism stigmatism prepossession noise_conditions roots absolution brutalisation financial_condition deification exoneration subservience mutism fruition sanitary_condition rustication physiological_state involvement identification ionisation hospitalization depilation lubrication automation mummification condemnation normality diversification disorderliness facilitation stratification submission scandalisation irradiation environmental_condition motivation curvature preservation psychological_state ski_conditions niche condition|