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Synonyms for anticipation
ænˌtɪs əˈpeɪ ʃənan·tic·i·pa·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. anticipation

    Expectation may be either of good or evil; presentiment almost always, apprehension and foreboding always, of evil; anticipation and antepast, commonly of good. Thus, we speak of the pleasures of anticipation. A foretaste may be of good or evil, and is more than imaginary; it is a part actually received in advance. Foresight and forethought prevent future evil and secure future good by timely looking forward, and acting upon what is foreseen. Compare ANTICIPATE.

    antepast, apprehension, expectancy, expectation, foreboding, forecast, foresight, foretaste, forethought, hope, presentiment, prevision

    astonishment, consummation, despair, doubt, doubt, dread, enjoyment, fear, realization, surprise, wonder

Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticipation, expectancynoun

    an expectation

    prediction, expectation, expectancy, prevision

  2. anticipation, expectancynoun

    something expected (as on the basis of a norm)

    "each of them had their own anticipations"; "an indicator of expectancy in development"

    prediction, expectation, expectancy, prevision

  3. prediction, anticipation, previsionnoun

    the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

    expectancy, prescience, expectation, prediction, farsightedness, foretelling, prognostication, foresight, prevision, prospicience, forecasting

  4. anticipation, expectationnoun

    anticipating with confidence of fulfillment

    expected value, expectation, expectancy, outlook, arithmetic mean, prediction, prospect, prevision, first moment

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. anticipationnoun

    expectation, expectance, contemplation, prospect, hope, trust, ABEYANCE

  2. anticipationnoun

    foretaste, prelibation, antepast, presentiment, forestalling, foreseeing, foresight, prescience, prevision, forethought, forecast, preconception

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. anticipationnoun

    expectation, preclusion, preoccupation, foretaste, antepast, forethought

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. anticipation

    Anticipation, dynamic mutation, Sherman paradox

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  1. Emeasoba George:

    Thanksgiving is an expression of gratitude especially to God. But do you know? You shouldn't give thanks to God only when he has done something admirable or fascinating for you. Rather, you ought to give him thanks even when he hasn't done what you asked of him. Moreover, you should give thanks to God in anticipation. I mean, you've got to give thanks to him for what he's yet to do for you or rather you are meant to be thankful to God for your expectations that are yet unrealized. And believe you me. The very moment you imbibe an attitude of thanksgiving in anticipation. It stimulates him (God) to speedily respond or rather grant your expectations. Oh! yes, that's what an attitude of thanksgiving in anticipation does and that's what it will do for you. If you dare to imbibe it.

  2. Chief Executive Wolfgang Driese:

    In anticipation of a rise in oil prices in the second half of the year, tankers are being chartered, filled with cheap oil and used as a store.

  3. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar:

    It wouldn't be right to unwind it before those sectors can actually reopen. My anticipation is it will have to be extended but as sectors reopen, then perhaps we can unwind it then.

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    If you anticipate punishment and don’t receive it, you will have suffered nonetheless; however, expect punishment and you will suffer twice; once in anticipation and second, when it’s delivered.

  5. Courtesy Andy Boyce:

    If we didn't document it right then and there, this bird could disappear again for who knows how long, it was a really rapid progression of emotion. There was nervousness and anticipation as I was trying to get there, hoping the bird would still be there. Just huge excitement, and a little bit of disbelief, when I first saw the bird and realized what it was. And then, immediately, a lot of anxiety again.

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. transfixed
    • B. fascinated
    • C. disenchanted
    • D. mesmerized

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