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Sell also: berth, office, place, position, post, site, spot

Definitions and meanings of word "situation"

• Noun: 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", "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevel"

• Noun: 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"

• Noun: a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; examples: "the dangerous situation developed suddenly", "that's quite a situation", "no human situation is simple"

• Noun: physical position in relation to the surroundings; example: "the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"

• Noun: a job in an organization; example: "he occupied a post in the treasury"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "situation"

Chris Van Hollen
3 quotes about situation
American Politician
Born Saturday 10 January 1959
Edward Thorndike
2 quotes about situation
American Psychologist
Monday 31 August 1874 - Tuesday 9 August 1949
Rick Allen
3 quotes about situation
English Musician
Born Friday 1 November 1963
Marvin Harris
3 quotes about situation
American Writer, Scientist
Thursday 18 August 1927 - Thursday 25 October 2001
Shia LaBeouf
3 quotes about situation
American Actor
Born Wednesday 11 June 1986
Henri Poincare
2 quotes about situation
French Mathematician
Saturday 29 April 1854 - Wednesday 17 July 1912
William Vickrey
3 quotes about situation
Canadian Educator
Sunday 21 June 1914 - Friday 11 October 1996
Clara Zetkin
3 quotes about situation
German Politician, Activist
Sunday 5 July 1857 - Tuesday 20 June 1933
David Axelrod
2 quotes about situation
American Public Servant, Consultant
Born Tuesday 22 February 1955
Ken Follett
3 quotes about situation
Welsh Author
Born Sunday 5 June 1949
Allen Klein
3 quotes about situation
American Businessman
Friday 18 December 1931 - Saturday 4 July 2009
John Negroponte
one quote about situation
American Diplomat, Lecturer
Born Friday 21 July 1939

But basically what I like are the possibilities, and the fantasy element of the show. Not science fantasy so much, but fantasy, the humanistic elements and how people relate when they're in a dire situation or comedic situation.

Fisher Stevens

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Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.

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Time is the most important thing there is. That is the only element that you can't withdraw from the situation and still have the situation exist. Everything depends on time.

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He wants to be his own man and be recognized for what he's done. He's not asking for anything because of his name. That was a tough situation to go into at Alabama, but he probably wouldn't have been given the job if the situation would have been different.

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The biggest lessons I've learned in life have probably come from a bad situation, from an angry situation, even if I wasn't the one who was angry.

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When, instead of merely associating some act with some situation in the animal way, we think the situation out, we have a set of particular feelings of its elements.

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If we knew exactly the laws of nature and the situation of the universe at the initial moment, we could predict exactly the situation of the same universe at a succeeding moment.

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The situation in Iraq is dangerous but the regional situation is also very complicated and precarious.

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She's in a situation she tried to, that's what's complicated. She followed orders; she called off the raid. This is a dangerous situation. Somebody in DC police went ahead and started.

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It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.

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Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.

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But in due course it became evident that not only a physical situation qua physics, but the meaning of that situation to people, was sometimes a factor, through the behavior of people, in the start of a fire.

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The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation can help us get out of it.

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When you're in a situation, you can complain about it, you can feel sorry for yourself, you can do a lot of things. But how are you gonna make the situation better?

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A revolution is impossible without a revolutionary situation; furthermore, not every revolutionary situation leads to revolution.

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There was the situation in Nicaragua where the Sandinistas had taken over a couple of years earlier. There was a civil war going on in El Salvador and there was a similar situation in Guatemala. So Honduras was in a rather precarious geographic position indeed.

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I think the best pictures are often on the edges of any situation, I don't find photographing the situation nearly as interesting as photographing the edges.

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No one wants to go back to a situation where, if you have a pre-existing medical condition, you, you can be deprived of coverage. No one wants to go back to a situation where, if you get seriously ill, you can get thrown off your insurance. Seniors don't want to go back to paying more for their prescription drugs.

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When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.

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Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.

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