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Synonyms for anticipation

Synonyms for anticipation

the condition of looking forward to something, especially with eagerness

something expected

Synonyms for anticipation

an expectation

something expected (as on the basis of a norm)

anticipating with confidence of fulfillment


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Such were the strangely jumbled anticipations that haunted me during our passage from the cruising ground.
Our conversation was hampered by the presence of the driver of the hired wagonette, so that we were forced to talk of trivial matters when our nerves were tense with emotion and anticipation.
I opened this particular letter with all the zest of pleasurable anticipation with which I had opened so many others.
Mobbs moved slowly towards the desk, rubbing his eyes in anticipation of good cause for doing so; and he soon afterwards retired by the side-door, with as good cause as a boy need have.
Saxon saw the wagon and was so infatuated with it that she lost a night's sleep from sheer insomnia of anticipation.
At quarter past nine, with hot water, ice, and everything ready in anticipation, she heard the gate click and Billy's step come up the porch.
He had been probably placed there, by Sir Percival's directions, as a lodger, in anticipation of my inquiries leading me, sooner or later, to communicate with Mrs.
Catherick had been reported to him the evening before, and those two men had been placed on the look-out near the church in anticipation of my appearance at Old Welmingham.
Pleasing myself with the idea that the supposition might in part arise out of some ingenuity in the story, and thinking it worth while, in the interests of art, to hint to an audience that an artist (of whatever denomination) may perhaps be trusted to know what he is about in his vocation, if they will concede him a little patience, I was not alarmed by the anticipation.
1 percent as shown in the newest anticipation of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia
Figure 73: Anticipation of Increase in Demand of Metal Packaging During 2013, by Type and Company Turnover (%)
As an introduction I'd like to show few motivational examples to explain what I mean when I talk about levels of anticipation.
The IRS filed a petition in district court to enforce the summons as it related to the two opinion letters, arguing that the documents were not created in anticipation of litigation, so the work-product privilege did not apply.
Yum objected to the magistrate's findings and provided the court with additional affidavits to support its position that the documents were prepared in anticipation of litigation.