expectancy

Definitions of expectancy
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n an expectation

Synonyms:
anticipation
Types:
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suspense
excited anticipation of an approaching climax
fever
intense nervous anticipation
hope
a specific instance of feeling hopeful
buck fever
nervous excitement of an inexperienced hunter
gold fever
greed and the contagious excitement of a gold rush
Type of:
expectation
the feeling that something is about to happen

n something expected (as on the basis of a norm)

“an indicator of expectancy in development”
Synonyms:
anticipation
Types:
life expectancy
an expected time to live as calculated on the basis of statistical probabilities
Type of:
expectation, outlook, prospect
belief about (or mental picture of) the future

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