Situation

Sit`u*a"tion

(?), n. [LL. situatio: cf. F. situation.] 1. Manner in which an object is placed; location, esp. as related to something else; position; locality site; as, a house in a pleasant situation.
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2. Position, as regards the conditions and circumstances of the case.
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A situation of the greatest ease and tranquillity.
Rogers.
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3. Relative position; circumstances; temporary state or relation at a moment of action which excites interest, as of persons in a dramatic scene.
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There's situation for you! there's an heroic group!
Sheridan.
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4. Permanent position or employment; place; office; as, a situation in a store; a situation under government.
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Syn. -- State; position; seat; site; station; post; place; office; condition; case; plight. See State.
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