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Synonyms for expectancy
ɪkˈspɛk tən si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticipation, expectancy(noun)

    an expectation

    prediction, anticipation, expectation, prevision

  2. anticipation, expectancy(noun)

    something expected (as on the basis of a norm)

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

    prediction, anticipation, expectation, prevision

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expectancy

    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, anticipation, apprehension, expectation, foreboding, forecast, foresight, foretaste, forethought, hope, presentiment, prevision

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expectancy(n.)

    expectation, hope, expectance

  2. expectancy(n.)

    (Law.) abeyance, prospect

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    hope, expectation, espérance, hoped, esperanza, span, lifespan

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  1. Daniel Kotz:

    Smokers typically lose three months of life expectancy for every year of continued smoking, our research supports the use of varenicline as an effective and safe tool to help people quit.

  2. Mark Pollock:

    When I realized what was happening, at times I wondered if dying would have been a better outcome, the real truth of paralysis is not just the lack of movement or feeling, but rather that I was going to suffer from lack of bladder control, sexual function and my life expectancy could be reduced.

  3. Ashish Shah:

    If you don't have any other medical problems, your life expectancy comes back almost to normal.

  4. Steven Rosen:

    Recreational marijuana use can increase lung cancer and the rise of sexually transmitted diseases is associated with cancer risk, in addition, cancer is associated with aging, and as life expectancy fortunately increases, cancer rates will rise proportionately.

  5. Thomas Troward:

    Creative power, is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic and as yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form.

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