state - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    be in a state to be nervous and upset

    She was in a state on the day of her driving test.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 03/02/2016
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    be in a state to be in disorder

    The room was in a state as the children had been playing there.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 03/02/2016