noun, plural ex·pect·an·cies.
- expectation of life,
- expectation sunday,
- expectation week
Origin of expectancy
Examples from the Web for expectancies
But as yet these expectancies were not considered property in the full sense of the word.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
That an unlimited number of expectancies are granted, and many are given for the same office to different persons.A Source Book for Mediaeval History|Oliver J. Thatcher
And presently across the room, her eyes met her mother's, and their two expectancies touched.Lady Merton, Colonist|Mrs. Humphry Ward
The process intensifies as expectancies of better life for less effort become predominant.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
Girls of sixteen or thereabout are prone to expectancies of this kind.