anticipation


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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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If your anticipations are realized, you will expect me to tell you of it, surely?
Before I could answer her she had realized my anticipations.
But we had looked forward to my one-and-twentieth birthday, with a crowd of speculations and anticipations, for we had both considered that my guardian could hardly help saying something definite on that occasion.
Such were the strangely jumbled anticipations that haunted me during our passage from the cruising ground.
I opened this particular letter with all the zest of pleasurable anticipation with which I had opened so many others.
The thought took a deal of the spirit out of his anticipations.
The boy was in the lead, excitement and anticipation carrying him ahead of his companion to whom the attainment of their goal meant only sorrow.
Our mere anticipations of life outrun its realities.
WHEN the author of these little tales commenced them, it was her intention to form a short series of such stories as, it was hoped, might not be entirely without moral advantage; but unforeseen circumstances have prevented their completion, and, unwilling to delay the publication any longer, she commits them to the world in their present unfinished state, without any flattering anticipations of their reception.
With best thanks and remembrances, and many delightful anticipations of your next letter, believe me, dear Mr.
Of course, she looked forward to it with the wildest impatience, and the most extravagant anticipations of delight.
Before many years elapsed, the business began to be carried on in the names of 'Cheeryble and Nickleby,' so that Mrs Nickleby's prophetic anticipations were realised at last.
Sympathy with the miserable victim and anticipations of similar deceptions for themselves, their sisters, and their daughters, made them now regard the Colour Bill in an entirely new aspect.
Unfortunately for these sanguine anticipations, before Mr.
1 percent as shown in the newest anticipation of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia