- of pertaining to, or derived from a circumstantial result.:
- of the nature of a of circumstantial importance.; secondary; incidental:
- dealing with or giving a circumstantial report of a business conference.; detailed; particular:
- pertaining to conditions of material welfare.
- of or dependent on circumstances
- fully detailed
c.1600, from Latin circumstantia (see ) + (1). Related: Circumstantially. Circumstantial evidence is attested by 1691.