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Synonyms for expectant
ɪkˈspɛk təntex·pec·tant

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. anticipant, anticipative, expectantadjective

    marked by eager anticipation

    "an expectant hush"

    Synonyms:
    great(p), anticipant, large(p), anticipative, enceinte, big(p), gravid, heavy(p), with child(p)

    Antonyms:
    nonpregnant, hopeless

  2. big(p), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great(p), large(p), heavy(p), with child(p)adjective

    in an advanced stage of pregnancy

    "was big with child"; "was great with child"

    Antonyms:
    hopeless, nonpregnant

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. expectantadjective

    Synonyms:
    waiting

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "expectant":

    pregnant, future

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#641future
#3690pregnant
#38946expectant
#137636enceinte
#145397gravid

How to use expectant in a sentence?

  1. Di Girolamo:

    I'm a little nervous and very grateful and expectant, I want to enjoy every moment, it's also my first time in a leading role in a movie. I come from the world of television series, soap operas in Chile. I've had some smaller roles in films. So this is like my grand debut which is a bit strange.

  2. Yachiyo Ichihara:

    I'm really anxious, not expectant.

  3. Manny Alvarez:

    Certain medications and over-the-counter medications are not recommended for expectant moms, and morning sickness is usually a sign of a viable pregnancy, but dealing with nausea morning, noon and night could be a nightmare.

  4. Kara Brooks:

    We will work with the attorney general to defend the law that enhances information expectant mothers receive and enhances protection for the unborn.

  5. Heather Bradley:

    I really just hope that a new mom or an expectant mom were to see a little girl in an ad that they would just have that sense of hope for their child, and that they would know that really there is a great future for them.


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