Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section I. Existence
4. Modal Existence

7. State.

   NOUN:STATE, condition, category, estate, lot, case, trim, mood, temper; aspect (appearance) [See Appearance].
  DILEMMA, pass, predicament, quandary, corner, hole, impasse [F.], fix, pickle, plight.
  FRAME, fabric [See Texture]; stamp, set, fit, mold or mould; constitution, habitude, diathesis.
  FORM, fettle, shape, kilter or kelter; tone, tenor, turn; trim, guise, fashion, light, complexion, style, character; build [See Form]; mode, modality, schesis [obs.]
   VERB:be in -, possess -, enjoy- a state &c. n.; be on a footing, do, fare; come to pass.
   ADJECTIVE:CONDITIONAL, modal, formal; structural, organic.
   ADVERB:CONDITIONALLY &c. adj.; as the matter stands, as things are; such being the case [See Circumstance]; quæ cum ita sint [L.].
   QUOTATION:It is a condition which confronts us—not a theory.—Grover Cleveland