Synonyms for (noun) state of affairs

Synonyms: situation, state of affairs

Definition: the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time

Usage: the present international situation is dangerous; wondered how such a state of affairs had come about; eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation- Franklin D.Roosevelt

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state