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ænˌtɪs əˈpeɪ ʃənan·tic·i·pa·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticipation, expectancynoun

    an expectation

  2. anticipation, expectancynoun

    something expected (as on the basis of a norm)

    "each of them had their own anticipations"; "an indicator of expectancy in development"

  3. prediction, anticipation, previsionnoun

    the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

  4. anticipation, expectationnoun

    anticipating with confidence of fulfillment

Wiktionary

  1. anticipationnoun

    The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order.

    Often the anticipation of a shot is worse than the pain of the stick.

    Etymology: From anticipatio; compare with French anticipation.

  2. anticipationnoun

    The eagerness associated with waiting for something to occur.

    He waited with great anticipation for Christmas to arrive.

    Etymology: From anticipatio; compare with French anticipation.

  3. anticipationnoun

    Prepayment of a debt, generally in order to pay less interest.

    Etymology: From anticipatio; compare with French anticipation.

  4. anticipationnoun

    Prolepsis.

    Etymology: From anticipatio; compare with French anticipation.

  5. anticipationnoun

    a non-harmonic tone that is lower or higher than a note in the previous chord and a unison to a note in the next chord

    Etymology: From anticipatio; compare with French anticipation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anticipationnoun

    the act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order

  2. Anticipationnoun

    previous view or impression of what is to happen; instinctive prevision; foretaste; antepast; as, the anticipation of the joys of heaven

  3. Anticipationnoun

    hasty notion; intuitive preconception

  4. Anticipationnoun

    the commencing of one or more tones of a chord with or during the chord preceding, forming a momentary discord

Freebase

  1. Anticipation

    Anticipation is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's second studio album, released in 1971. It is best known for its title track, "Anticipation", which was a top-twenty chart hit in the U.S.; it was later used as the soundtrack for a television commercial for Heinz ketchup in the late 1970s. The song relates Simon's state of mind as she waits to go on a date with Cat Stevens.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anticipation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anticipation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of anticipation in a Sentence

  1. Craig Patterson:

    We thought it could help us from an overall branding perspective, as we announce the nameplate coming back, it could help us with awareness of it and build that anticipation for when we do have the new product.

  2. Stefan Worrall:

    The market is in a state of significant anticipation. This is certainly crimping liquidity today because there is not a lot of substantial transactions going on in the market where you have this extraordinary volatile event.

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Truth typically arrives when it’s unexpected. Those carrying a lie live with anticipation the truth will eventually smack them in the face. There is no need gaze over the shoulder, as truth doesn’t hide or require a disguise.

  4. Salim Furth:

    Policy matters, not personality, and President Trump has n’t been in office long enough to see real results in slow-moving markets like the job market, there is an effect where a policy has an impact before it is enacted because of the anticipation -- but I ’m looking for policies to have an impact, and go across the finish line -- not just a glitz of the first 100 days.

  5. Courtesy Andy Boyce:

    If we didn't document it right then and there, this bird could disappear again for who knows how long, it was a really rapid progression of emotion. There was nervousness and anticipation as I was trying to get there, hoping the bird would still be there. Just huge excitement, and a little bit of disbelief, when I first saw the bird and realized what it was. And then, immediately, a lot of anxiety again.

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