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Synonyms for expectantɪkˈspɛk tənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticipant, anticipative, expectant(adj)

    marked by eager anticipation

    "an expectant hush"

    great(p), anticipant, expectant, large(p), anticipative, enceinte, big(p), gravid, heavy(p), with child(p)

    nonpregnant, hopeless

  2. big(p), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great(p), large(p), heavy(p), with child(p)(adj)

    in an advanced stage of pregnancy

    "was big with child"; "was great with child"

    hopeless, nonpregnant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expectant(a.)


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pregnant, future

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