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  Definition of Expectation
  1. belief about (or mental picture of) the future
  2. the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values
  3. the feeling that something is about to happen
  4. wishing with confidence of fulfillment
Similar Words: outlook, prospect, arithmetic mean, first moment, expected value, anticipation

 

Hyponyms: promise, hope, foretaste, possibility, anticipation, expectancy, apprehension, misgiving

 

Derivational Morphology: ask, require, expect, anticipate, have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, look, await, wait

 

 
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