Wednesday, November 06, 2002
Definitions for circumambient
- Surrounding; being on all sides; encompassing.
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Citations for circumambient
The self owes its form and perhaps its very existence to the circumambient social order.
Facing reality, then, implies accepting one's essential powerlessness, yielding or adjusting to circumambient forces, taking solace in some local pattern or order that one has created and to which one has become habituated.
Origin of circumambient
Circumambient is from Latin circum, "around, round about, on all sides" + ambire, "to go around, to surround," from amb-, "on both sides, around" + ire, "to go."