a view of ethics that deprecates general moral principles while emphasizing the source of moral judgments in the distinctive characters of specific situations.
[sich-oo-ey-shuh-niz-uh m] /ˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm/ noun, Psychology. 1. the theory that behavior is chiefly response to immediate situations.
noun 1. a room at a military or political headquarters where the latest information on a military or political situation is channeled.
noun, plural situlae [sich-uh-lee, sit-l-ee] /ˈsɪtʃ əˌli, ˈsɪt lˌi/ (Show IPA) 1. a deep urn, vase, or bucket-shaped vessel, especially one made in the ancient world. noun (pl) -lae (-liː) 1. a bucket-shaped container, usually of metal or pottery and often richly decorated: typical of the N Italian Iron Age adjective 2. of or relating […]
- Sit under
verb 1. (intransitive, preposition) (cards) to be seated on the right of (the player)