Synonyms of 'state of affairs'
situationDictionary, state, circumstances
This state of affairs cannot continue for too long.
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If you refer to someone's plight, you mean that they are in a difficult or distressing situation that is full of problems.
the plight of Third World countries plagued by debts
That apocalyptic scenario cannot be ruled out.
sequence of events
chain of events
course of events
series of developments
Thesaurus for state of affairs from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you refer to a particular state of affairs , you mean the general situation and circumstances connected with someone or something.