• WordNet 3.6
    • n conditions the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation "they were hoping for good weather","every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception","the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow"
    • n conditions the set of circumstances that affect someone's welfare "hazardous working conditions","harsh living conditions"
    • n conditions the prevailing context that influences the performance or the outcome of a process "there were wide variations in the conditions of observation"
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  • Samuel Pepys
    Samuel Pepys
    “Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.”
  • Sholem Asch
    Sholem Asch
    “Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.”
  • R. D. Laing
    “There is no such condition as schizophrenia, but the label is a social fact and the social fact a political event.”
  • George Soros
    George Soros
    “Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.”
  • Bruce Barton
    “No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man.”
  • John Updike
    “Americans have been conditioned to respect newness, whatever it cost them.”


Mint condition - If something is in mint condition, it is in perfect condition.


In literature:

In treating this chapter aim to make clear the reasons for and conditions of the settlement of each colony.
"A Short History of the United States" by Edward Channing
Trance conditions not essential to highest Clairvoyance, although often connected therewith.
"Clairvoyance and Occult Powers" by Swami Panchadasi
This response may preserve his life or destroy it, depending on the conditions in which he lives.
"How to Teach" by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
All artistic tone is the result of certain conditions, conditions demanded by Nature and not man's ideas or fancies.
"The Renaissance of the Vocal Art" by Edmund Myer
Compare present conditions of suffering with the conditions the Messianic kingdom will bring.
"The Harp of God" by J. F. Rutherford
The number of staff officers required is more dependent upon the latter than the former condition.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant" by James D. Richardson
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Given such conditions as were expected, and the conditions for which preparation had been made, they would have come home alive and well.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
All the conditions of American life have tended to encourage an easy, generous, and irresponsible optimism.
"The Promise Of American Life" by Herbert David Croly
Marriage is a sacred tie, too, and under proper conditions God blesses and hallows it.
"The Woman Thou Gavest Me" by Hall Caine

In poetry:

When the late Titian
Was in a critical condition,
He was carefully nursed
By Francis the First.
"Clerihew – Titian" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
BUT. Two tender babes I nursed:
One was of low condition,
The other, upper crust,
A regular patrician.
"HMS Pinafore: Act II" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Faith is the brave endeavor
The splendid enterprise,
The strength to serve, whatever
Conditions may arise.
"Faith" by Samuel Ellsworth Kiser
Indeed, ever brooding, I maintain myself by means of myself alone.
Therefore, O beautiful one, you also should not fear. Whose happiness is
endless or whose suffering is complete? The condition of life rises and falls
like the felly of a wheel.
"The Cloud Messenger - Part 04" by Kalidasa
If I have lived before, and could my eyes
But view the scenes wherein that life was spent,
Or even for an instant recognize
The climes, conditions and environment
Beloved by them in that pre-natal span,
Though past and future both be sealed to man;
"If I Have Lived Before." by Alfred Castner King
The conditions of the banishment of the sons of Pandu were hard. They
must pass twelve years in exile, and then they must remain a year in
concealment. If they were discovered within this last year, they must
go into exile for another twelve years.
"Maha-Bharata, The Epic Of Ancient India - Book VI - Go-Harana - (Cattle-Lifting)" by Romesh Chunder Dutt

In news:

Conditions at Montrose Co. Back to Legal Verbiage.
Conditions at Augusta, Bush Field, GA. Back to Legal Verbiage.
West Virginia suffered extensive damage during Superstorm Sandy from wind, floods and blizzard conditions in the mountains.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. John Rigas is under arrest and facing charges of looting the now-bankrupt cable company he founded.
Iraq Accused of Failing to Adhere To Conditions for a Formal Truce.
When patients with chronic health conditions have lower out-of-pocket costs for medications, they are more likely to fill their prescriptions, a recent review of past studies shows.
New report blasts working conditions of adjunct faculty.
This issue is particularly acute for HIBM because the Persian-Jewish community looks down on the disorder, discouraging those with the condition from telling others about it.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. Andrew Lloyd Webber 's sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera" was called "Love Never Dies".
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Everything apparently is going well for the Cats after the first two days of early morning conditioning.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. A mother is facing charges after, police say, they found her children living in filthy conditions.
Mother arrested after children found in filthy Laurel Co. Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. A mother is facing charges after, police say, they found her children living in filthy conditions.
"In all tide conditions and vessel loading conditions we are not in compliance ," Mr Lamson said.
Congressional 10th District candidate, Chad Condit , talks to resident, Scott Gagon, at his door, as Condit walks precincts in an East Modesto neighborhood, in Modesto, Calif, on Thursday, May 17, 2012.
Representative Gary A Condit has rejected a request from lawyers for the family of Chandra Ann Levy to meet with private investigators hired to help find the missing government intern, lawyers for the Levy family and those for Mr Condit said.

In science:

Remark 1. (Other Choices of Boundary Conditions) Contours as we have defined here are not adequate for dealing with boundary conditions which are not ±e1 because spins should be close to a chosen boundary condition in boundary boxes.
Random Field Induced Order in Low Dimension I
Then the condition there exists ζ 6= γ /(r − 1) such that f (ζ ) = 0 is equivalent to the condition f is not a monomial, and the condition hr, si is a free abelian group of rank 2 is equivalent to the condition r is not a root of unity and τ = 0.
Classification of factorial generalized down-up algebras
The first set of initial conditions were intended to correspond to the conditions that one would expect to find within one of the first star-forming minihalos, while the second set were intended to correspond to the conditions within a minihalo dominated by HD cooling.
The First Stars
What matters at this stage of the presentation is that gauge invariance constitutes extra conditions on the theory W , and these conditions are linear. I will call the theories satisfying these conditions super translation invariant, and will denote the space of super translation invariant theories by I .
The inaction approach to gauge theories
If condition (c) holds and U is discrete, or if condition (c*) holds, then condition (e) holds.
An Anscombe-type theorem