Circumstanced Cir"cum*stanced (s[~e]r"k[u^]m*st[a^]nst), p. a. 1. Placed in a particular position or condition; situated. [1913 Webster]

The proposition is, that two bodies so circumstanced will balance each other. --Whewell. [1913 Webster]

2. Governed by events or circumstances. [Poetic & R.] ``I must be circumstanced.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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