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Synonyms for expectant
ɪkˈspɛk tənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticipant, anticipative, expectant(adj)

    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)(adj)

    in an advanced stage of pregnancy

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

    Antonyms:
    hopeless, nonpregnant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expectant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    waiting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pregnant, future

How to pronounce expectant?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say expectant in sign language?

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How to use expectant in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Yachiyo Ichihara:

    I'm really anxious, not expectant.

  4. 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.

  5. Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards:

    This legislation will have devastating consequences for women across Ohio, john Kasich is proudly eliminating care for expectant mothers and newborns; he is leaving thousands without vital STD and HIV testing, slashing a program to fight domestic violence, and cutting access to essential, basic health care.


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