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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticipated, awaited(p), hoped-foradjective

    expected hopefully


  1. anticipatedadjective

    1 expected; opposite of unanticipated and unexpected.


  1. anticipatedadjective

    expected to arrive; scheduled


  1. anticipated

    Anticipation is an emotion involving pleasure or anxiety in considering or awaiting an expected event. Anticipatory emotions include fear, anxiety, hope and trust. When the anticipated event fails to occur, it results in disappointment (if positive event) or relief (if negative event).


  1. anticipated

    Anticipated refers to something that is expected or looked forward to; predicted or foreseen. Usually, it involves preparing or making arrangements for a future event or situation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anticipated

    of Anticipate

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anticipated in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anticipated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of anticipated in a Sentence

  1. Kathryn Stephenson:

    No one really anticipated the vaccine responses would look so bad.

  2. David Miller:

    No one anticipated the box office would do so well in the first quarter, but by now the good news has been priced in, it's hard to see further upside from here.

  3. Tom Coburn:

    Our founders anticipated the federal government might get out of control, and they gave us a constitutional mechanism to rein it in.

  4. James Wagstaffe:

    This is not ugly, i would not say this is anticipated to be a highly contested proceeding.

  5. Patrick Bernet:

    Public health activities offer a broad range of health and financial benefits : a longer, healthier life, more productive workers for industry, lower anticipated Medicare and Medicaid spending, lower insurance premiums for everyone else, and children better able to focus on their education and grow into healthy adults.

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