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synonyms for expectance

  • belief
  • expectancy
  • expectation
  • hope
  • likelihood
  • probability
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How to use expectance in a sentence

If we exercise expectance, and desire and petition and faithful stewardship, we shall get what we need.
EXPOSITIONS OF HOLY SCRIPTUREALEXANDER MACLAREN
They're upon the last sound; but our expectance of that great Count, whose desires are winged for us, foreflow our entry.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYSROBERT DODSLEY
Such expectance, however patient, is not inconsistent with loud crying, but rather finds voice in it.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PSALMS, VOL. 2ALEXANDER MACLAREN
The silence of patient expectance is changed for the melody of received deliverance.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PSALMS, VOL. 2ALEXANDER MACLAREN
His voice rose to God ere the dim morning broke, and his heart kept itself in submissive expectance.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PSALMS, VOLUME IIIALEXANDER MACLAREN
"No, I didn't," said Annie, obliged by this expectance to say something.
ANNIE KILBURNWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
But whether the concourse be all Israel or all nations, they are gathered in silent expectance as in a great judgment-hall.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PSALMS, VOL. 1A. MACLAREN
His eye meets with love the upturned patient eye of humble expectance and loving fear.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PSALMS, VOL. 1A. MACLAREN
That patience is no mere passive endurance without murmuring, but implies tension of expectance.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PSALMS, VOL. 1A. MACLAREN
The word which he employs, by its very form, expresses that that expectance is habitual and continuous.
EXPOSITIONS OF HOLY SCRIPTUREALEXANDER MACLAREN
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