HyperDic: anticipation

English > 4 senses of the word anticipation:
NOUNfeelinganticipation, expectancyan expectation
cognitionanticipation, expectancysomething expected (as on the basis of a norm)
cognitionanticipation, prediction, previsionthe act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
stateanticipation, expectationanticipating with confidence of fulfillment
anticipation > pronunciation
Soundsaentihsahpey'shahn; aentih.sahpey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > anticipation: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn expectation.
NarrowerfeverIntense nervous anticipation
hopeA specific instance of feeling hopeful
suspenseexcited anticipation of an approaching climax
BroaderexpectationThe feeling that something is about to happen / happen / happen
Spanishexpectación, expectativa
English > anticipation: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningSomething expected (as on the basis of a norm).
Example"each of them had their own anticipations"
Narrowerlife expectancyAn expected time to live as calculated on the basis of statistical probabilities
Broaderexpectation, outlook, prospectbelief about (or mental picture of) the future
English > anticipation: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future).
Synonymsprediction, prevision
Narrowerprefiguration, foreshadowing, adumbrationThe act of providing vague advance indications
projectionA prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
prophecy, prognostication, vaticinationknowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
Broaderreasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
Spanishanticipación, predicción, previsión
English > anticipation: 4 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningAnticipating with confidence of fulfillment.
BroaderhopefulnessFull of hope / hope
Spanishanticipación, expectación

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