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anticipation

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  • nounexpectation
  • nounreadiness; forethought
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Synonyms for anticipation

noun expectation
  • apprehension
  • hope
  • joy
  • prospect
  • contemplation
  • expectancy
  • foresight
  • foretaste
  • impatience
  • outlook
  • preconception
  • premonition
  • preoccupation
  • prescience
  • presentiment
  • promise
  • trust
  • awaiting
  • high hopes
  • looking forward

Antonyms for anticipation

  • ignorance
  • amazement
  • astonishment
  • doubt
  • fear
  • sensation
  • surprise
  • unreadiness
  • wonder
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to anticipation

eagerness

noun. enthusiasm, anxiousness

forecast

noun. prediction, often of weather or business

foreknowledge

noun. foresight

foresight

noun. mental preparedness

forethought

noun. mental preparedness

hope

noun. longing; dream
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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