1. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you) (Freq. 2)

whatever my fortune may be


deserved a better fate


has a happy lot


the luck of the Irish


a victim of circumstances


success that was her portion

Syn: ↑fortune, ↑destiny, ↑fate, ↑luck, ↑lot, ↑portion
Hypernyms: ↑condition
2. a person's financial situation (good or bad)

he found himself in straitened circumstances

Hypernyms: ↑possession

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Prosperous (or unprosperous)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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