- In no case; never.
- Given these conditions; such being the case.
- under no conditions; never
- conditions being what they are or were
Other Word Forms of Circumstance
Origin of Circumstance
Middle English from Old French circonstance from Latin circumstantia from circumstāns circumstant- present participle of circumstāre to stand around circum- circum- stāre to stand stā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French circonstance, from Latin circumstantia
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