noun, plural ex·pect·an·cies.
Origin of expectancy
Related Words for expectancyprospect, outlook, probability, calculation, prediction, supposition, suspense, trust, surmise, presumption, confidence, reliance, assumption, presentation, assurance, conjecture, belief, expectation, likelihood, presentiment
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Historical Examples of expectancy
England was in a condition of great political excitement and expectancy.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Otto and Pussy had taken their seats, full of excitement and expectancy.Rico and Wiseli
All that forenoon, the little house throbbed with a curious sense of expectancy.Tiverton Tales
It is very sure in expectancy, like the making of matrimonial matches.
There was thus a rather tense air of expectancy when the train pulled in.Ruggles of Red Gap
Harry Leon Wilson