manner of being situated; location or position with reference to environment:
The situation of the house allowed for a beautiful view.
a place or locality.
condition; case; plight:
He is in a desperate situation.
the state of affairs; combination of circumstances:
The present international situation is dangerous.
a position or post of employment; job.
a state of affairs of special or critical significance in the course of a play, novel, etc.
Sociology. the aggregate of biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors acting on an individual or group to condition behavioral patterns.
physical placement, esp with regard to the surroundings
state of affairs; combination of circumstances
a complex or critical state of affairs in a novel, play, etc
social or financial status, position, or circumstances
a position of employment; post
see: no-win situation
- Situational psychosis
situational psychosis sit·u·a·tion·al psychosis (sĭch’ōō-ā’shə-nəl) n. A severe, transitory emotional disorder caused by an extremely distressing event or situation.
noun 1. a comedy drama, especially a television series made up of discrete episodes about the same group of characters, as members of a family. situation comedy noun 1. (on television or radio) a comedy series involving the same characters in various day-to-day situations which are developed as separate stories for each episode Also called […]
noun 1. 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.