Nouns (16)

n. the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
DoS, State, State Department, United States Department of State, Department of State
n. the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"
n. a state of depression or agitation; "he was in such a state you just couldn't reason with him"
state of matter, state
n. (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); "the solid state of water is called ice"
n. [the condition with respect to circumstances]
n. a major subdivision in a country
land, state, country
n. the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
province, state
n. the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south"

Verbs (4)

put forward, posit, state, submit
v. put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"

Adverbs (0)

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Adjectives (4)

state, non-federal, nonfederal
adj. not related to the federal government; "Certain nonfederal issues are decided on a state-by-state basis."
adj. in the service of the community or nation: "state security"

Fuzzynyms (32)

quandary, dilemma
n. state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
mental attitude, attitude
n. a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun"
regime, authorities, government
adj. the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
n. a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
n. an instance of something occurring; "a disease of frequent occurrence"; "the occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets"
n. a public disturbance; "the police investigated an incident at the bus station"
n. a state of individual psychological well-being based upon a sense of confidence and usefulness and purpose
plight, quandary, predicament
n. a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
note, preeminence, distinction, eminence
n. high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"
glorification, glory
n. a state of high honor; "he valued glory above life itself"
mood, climate
n. the prevailing psychological state; "the climate of opinion"; "the national mood had changed radically since the last election"
lay out, represent, present
v. bring forward and present to the mind; "We presented the arguments to him"; "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"
introduce, premise, preface, precede
v. furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"
initiate, broach
v. bring up a topic for discussion
adj. a major subdivision in a country

Synonyms (7)

in the public eye
adj. of great interest to the public; "a person in the public eye"
adj. owned or maintained for the public by the national government; "national parks"
adj. open to or in view of all; "an open protest"; "an open letter to the editor"
adj. having some of the features of public institution
adj. supported and operated by the government of a state; "a state university"
unexclusive, unrestricted
adj. accessible to all

Antonyms (1)

adj. national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units; "the Federal Bureau of Investigation"; "federal courts"; "the federal highway program"; "federal property"


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