interesting condition

interesting condition (plural interesting conditions)

  1. (euphemistic, archaic) Pregnancy [from mid-18th c.]
    • 1917, Constance Garnet, translator, Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, Part 2, Chapter 5
      His young wife ... was at church with her mother, and suddenly overcome by indisposition, arising from her interesting condition, she could not remain standing, she drove home in the first sledge, a smart-looking one, she came across.

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