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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"

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Antonyms:
    hopeless, nonpregnant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expectant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    waiting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

pregnant, future


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