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  • nounbelief, anticipation
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Synonyms for expectation

noun belief, anticipation
  • assumption
  • chance
  • confidence
  • fear
  • forecast
  • hope
  • intention
  • likelihood
  • notion
  • outlook
  • possibility
  • prediction
  • promise
  • prospect
  • trust
  • view
  • apprehension
  • assurance
  • calculation
  • conjecture
  • design
  • expectancy
  • motive
  • presumption
  • probability
  • reliance
  • supposition
  • surmise
  • suspense
  • looking forward

Antonyms for expectation

  • disbelief
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • hopelessness
  • impossibility
  • unlikelihood
  • fact
  • knowledge
  • proof
  • reality
  • truth
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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