Thesaurus

anticipation


anticipation

noun

Definition of ANTICIPATION

the act or state of looking forward to some occurrence <in anticipation of a marriage proposal, she had already begun looking at wedding dresses>
Related Words alarm (also alarum), apprehension, dread, foreboding, misgiving

February 28, 2015
pontificate Hear it
To speak pompously or dogmatically
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears