• (noun): Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you).
    Example: "A victim of circumstances"
    Synonyms: fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, portion
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on circumstances:

Chitralekha (novel) - Synopsis
... is nothing, though he or she (human) becomes the victims and slave of circumstances ... Since everyone does according to the circumstances and fell in different parts of the life span ... as Bijgupta, who too fell in the serious circumstances created by the 'time' ...
Shakereh Khaleeli - Legal Case
... From the facts and circumstances of the case, it is clear that the said murder has created such a fear in the minds of the family and in the community to live ... There are no mitigating circumstances or factors to award a lesser punishment ... After taking into consideration the facts and circumstances of the case and having regard to the nature of the methodology in committing the murder for gain, it is a fit case for capital punishment", the ...
Criminal Sentencing In The United States - Serial Killer Sentencing - Nevada
... If a serial killer is found guilty with an aggravating circumstances or any mitigating circumstances, for example killing someone with torture or killing a stranger ... of Nevada, they can seek the death penalty in those circumstances or get life without parole ...

More definitions of "circumstances":

  • (noun): A person's financial situation (good or bad).
    Example: "He found himself in straitened circumstances"
  • (noun): The state (usually personal) with regard to wealth.
    Example: "Each person was helped according to his circumstances"