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  • Info Anticipation, or being enthusiastic, is an emotion involving pleasure, excitement, and sometimes anxiety in considering some expected or longed-for good event.
  • He came up all the way from the city full of sweet anticipations. Cited from After The Storm, by T. S. Arthur
  • Once more she could look forward to the coming game with pleasant anticipations. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • They have no written records of the past, no anticipations of the future. Cited from The Cruise of the Kawa, by Walter E. Traprock
  • A process model is roughly an anticipation of what the process will look like.
  • His mind was already on fire with anticipations of what the immediate future might bring forth. Cited from The, Boy Scouts on Sturgeon Island, Herbert Carter
  • The current Official Plan does not provide for the anticipation of future development.
  • All the family were full of pleasure and anticipations of great things in the future. Cited from Gritli's Children, by Johanna Spyri
  • The greatest events outside our own direct experience and the most dreadful anticipations cannot move us. Cited from The Economic Consequences of the Peace, by John Maynard Keynes
  • They planned to perfect their French and German in anticipation of opening their school.
  • He began the march with a light heart and happy anticipations. Cited from The Secrets Of The Great City, by E. Martin
  • The results of six months' training have more than realized the highest anticipations. Cited from Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Harrison, by Richardson
  • But the words your lips have spoken strike All my anticipations down to earth. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IV, by Francke (Ed.)
  • Work on the aircraft continued a little longer, however, in the anticipation of continued interest from Germany.
  • It is even so with the anticipations of larger and older children. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 11, No. 66, April, 1863, by Various
  • So full was he of anticipations concerning the proposed journey that he could talk and think of nothing else. Cited from Raftmates, by Kirk Munroe
  • But time had passed on, and brought change; not one thing had happened according to her anticipations. Cited from A Canadian Heroine, Vol. 3, by Mrs. Harry Coghill
  • The high anticipation for their second single assured its commercial success.
  • The police planned and gathered their forces in anticipation of the meeting.
  • But matters were to turn out quite different from all anticipations. Cited from David Elginbrod, by George MacDonald[Scottish]
  • And the English would have been quite right in their anticipations. Cited from Three Years' War, by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
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Words starting with anticipation

Meaning of anticipation

  • noun An expectation
  • noun Something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    each of them had their own anticipations, an indicator of expectancy in development
  • noun Anticipating with confidence of fulfillment