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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 for "expectant":

    pregnant, future

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How to use expectant in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Always be expectant of the best, which could be success, prosperity etc. Moreover, be ready to face or bear the worst which could be failure, disappointment etc i.e. you've got to be aware that you can be surprised either positively or negatively anytime. Because, life itself is full of surprises. And so, it can surprise you even when you least expect it. All I'm saying conclusively is this, be 24/7 ready to embrace, confront or challenge anything and at anytime. For, surely every human including you can be taken unawares by anything or anybody.

  2. Gregory Cantue:

    We’re having problems with returning family members who have died after they were evacuated, we’ve had two in Dallas and one who is expectant in Louisiana.

  3. 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.

  4. Yachiyo Ichihara:

    I'm really anxious, not expectant.

  5. 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.

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