Origin of status quoL, literally , the state in which
status quostatus quo
- An example of status quo is that the U.S. government is in debt.
- An example of status quo isthe common sense of a period of time.
- An example of status quo is the economic conditions of a particular class at a particular period of history.
The definition of status quo is the current political or social conditions.
The existing condition or state of affairs.
Origin of status quoLatin status quō state in which status state quō in which ablative of quī which
(plural status quos)
- status in quo
- status quo ante
- There is no desire to change the current status quo.
- Student movements have always risen up against the religious and political status quo.
- For them the movement is giving voice to a social discontent with the social status quo.
- But time and again they unite to defend the status quo and to seek to limit progressive reform.
- The attitude engendered by the status quo is revealed in the opinions of the existing landowning interests referred to above.