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unexpectant


adjective

  1. having expectations; expecting: an excited, expectant audience.
  2. pregnant; expecting: an expectant mother.
  3. characterized by expectations: an expectant attitude.
  4. in expectation; expected; prospective: an expectant fortune.

noun

  1. a person who expects or who waits in expectation.

adjective

  1. expecting, anticipating, or hopefulan expectant glance
  2. having expectations, esp of possession of something or prosperity
  3. pregnantan expectant mother

noun

  1. a person who expects something
  2. obsolete a candidate for office, esp for ecclesiastical preferment

adj.late 14c., from Old French expectant or directly from Latin expectantem/exspectantem (nominative expectans/exspectans), present participle of expectare/exspectare (see expect). Related: Expectantly. As a noun, from 1620s. adj.

  1. Pregnant.

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