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  • nounexpectation
  • nounreadiness; forethought

synonyms for anticipation

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

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  • ignorance
  • amazement
  • astonishment
  • doubt
  • fear
  • sensation
  • surprise
  • wonder
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How to use anticipation in a sentence

Perhaps in anticipation of this turn, some activists have warned against violence.
VIOLENT PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY IN THE ’60S AND ’90S CHANGED PUBLIC OPINIONGERMAN LOPEZAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
Indeed, Apple’s stock has seen a massive run in the past few months, up roughly 70% this year, and its upcoming 5G launch has some bulls digging their hooves into the ground in anticipation.
AS APPLE STOCK TOPS $500, BULLS CITE THESE KEY REASONS IT COULD STILL GO HIGHERANNE SRADERSAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
You settle in, feeling a thrill of anticipation in spite of the biblical genre.
THE FIRST MURDERKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The carmaker’s stock has more than quadrupled this year, fueled by a better-than-expected performance in China and growing anticipation that the company will be included in the S&P 500 Index.
THIS INVESTMENT FUND MADE A BOLD BET ON TESLA IN THE EARLY DAYS OF THE PANDEMICBERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
Tesla shares are now up 339% this year, fueled by growing anticipation that the company will be included in the S&P 500 Index.
TESLA’S MARKET VALUE ROARS PAST CONSUMER GIANT P&G. WALMART MAY BE NEXTVERNE KOPYTOFFAUGUST 17, 2020FORTUNE
In January, when Scroll launched widely after years of anticipation, participating publishers took a wait-and-see approach.
INSIDE TONY HAILE’S EXPEDITION TO (HELP) SAVE THE NEWS BUSINESS STEVEN PERLBERGJULY 27, 2020DIGIDAY
Staff at the agency are also taking a harder, more holistic look at its enforcement in the wake of a larger, national police reform movement and in anticipation of its security contract ending next year.
THE POLICE REFORM PUSH COMES FOR MTSLISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXJUNE 25, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It’s been sitting in storage, in anticipation of us buying and using it throughout the year.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN EVERYONE STAYS HOME TO EAT? (EP. 412)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAPRIL 9, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Aunt Ri was looking forward to the rest with great anticipation; she was heartily tired of being on the move.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Each word was a caress, each syllable alive with interest, sympathy, excited anticipation.
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WORDS RELATED TO ANTICIPATION

  • alacrity
  • ambition
  • anticipation
  • ardor
  • avidity
  • earnestness
  • excitement
  • fervor
  • greediness
  • gusto
  • heartiness
  • hunger
  • impatience
  • impetuosity
  • intentness
  • keenness
  • longing
  • promptness
  • quickness
  • solicitude
  • thirst
  • vehemence
  • voracity
  • yearning
  • zeal
  • zest
  • zing
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