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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The process of waiting for something expectantly..

Usage examples (29)
  • The anticipation was more exciting than the event.
  • Turns out the anticipation is usually the worst of it, except during blood tests where the ineptitude is the worst.
  • Beauty Smith cowered down in anticipation of the blow.
  • Can you call my anticipation of Phyllis Schlafly excitement? for more
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