Expectant

Definition of Expectant

Ex`pect´ant
a.1.(Med.) Waiting in expectation; looking for
Expectant estate
(Law) an estate in expectancy. See under Expectancy.
n.1.One who waits in expectation; one held in dependence by hope of receiving some good.
An expectant of future glory.
- South.
Those who had employments, or were expectants.
- Swift.

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agape, agog, alert, all agog, anticipant, anticipating, anticipative, anticipatory, anxious, apprehensive, aspiring, assured, atiptoe, awaiting, big, certain, confident, eager, expecting, fond, forearmed, forestalling, forewarned, full of hope, gaping, gone, gravid, heavy, hopeful, hoping, in anticipation, in expectation, in good heart, in hopes, looking, looking for, looking forward to, not surprised, of good cheer, of good hope, open-eyed, openmouthed, optimistic, parturient, prepared, ready, sanguine, sure, undespairing, unsurprised, waiting, waiting for, watchful, watching for, with bated breath
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