Anticipation ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Anticipation ( noun )

  1. The action of anticipating something; expectation or prediction.
  2. The enjoyment of the pleasures of an event in imagination before it happens.
  3. Preoccupation with a future event; preoccupation with something to come.

Origin:

Late middle english: from latin anticipatio(n-), from the verb anticipare (see anticipate).

Examples:

  1. I woke up with a sense of anticipation, knowing that today was the day of the big game.
  2. The anticipation of her arrival was killing me.
  3. He could hardly contain his excitement and anticipation as the day of his vacation approached.
  4. She had mixed feelings of anticipation and anxiety as her wedding day approached.
  5. The crowd was full of anticipation as the band took the stage.

(As a verb)

Anticipation ( verb )

  1. The action of anticipating something; expectation or prediction.
  2. The enjoyment of the pleasures of an event in imagination before it happens.
  3. Preoccupation with a future event; preoccupation with something to come.

Origin:

Late middle english: from latin anticipatio(n-), from the verb anticipare (see anticipate).

Examples:

  1. I woke up with a sense of anticipation, knowing that today was the day of the big game.
  2. The anticipation of her arrival was killing me.
  3. He could hardly contain his excitement and anticipation as the day of his vacation approached.
  4. She had mixed feelings of anticipation and anxiety as her wedding day approached.
  5. The crowd was full of anticipation as the band took the stage.
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