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Definition of Condition


  1. Mode or state of being; state or situation with regard to external circumstances or influences, or to physical or mental integrity, health, strength, etc.; predicament; rank; position, estate.
  2. Essential quality; property; attribute.
  3. Temperament; disposition; character.
  4. That which must exist as the occasion or concomitant of something else; that which is requisite in order that something else should take effect; an essential qualification; stipulation; terms specified.
  5. A clause in a contract, or agreement, which has for its object to suspend, to defeat, or in some way to modify, the principal obligation; or, in case of a will, to suspend, revoke, or modify a devise or bequest. It is also the case of a future uncertain event, which may or may not happen, and on the occurrence or non-occurrence of which, the accomplishment, recission, or modification of an obligation or testamentary disposition is made to depend.
  6. To make terms; to stipulate.
  7. To impose upon an object those relations or conditions without which knowledge and thought are alleged to be impossible.
  8. To invest with, or limit by, conditions; to burden or qualify by a condition; to impose or be imposed as the condition of.
  9. To contract; to stipulate; to agree.
  10. To put under conditions; to require to pass a new examination or to make up a specified study, as a condition of remaining in one's class or in college; as, to condition a student who has failed in some branch of study.
  11. To test or assay, as silk (to ascertain the proportion of moisture it contains).
  12. train; acclimate.

Condition Quotations

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Thomas Jefferson

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy.
Robert A. Heinlein

Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
Dale Carnegie
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Condition Translations

condition in Afrikaans is staat, toestand, situasie
condition in Danish is tilstand, betingelse
condition in Dutch is conditie, bepaling, voorwaarde
condition in Finnish is tila, ehto, tilanne
condition in German is Bedingung, Bedingung, Zustand
condition in Italian is condizione
condition in Norwegian is tilstand, betingelse
condition in Spanish is condicion

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