Where once there was expectation, thrills, and joy, there is now uncertainty, dread, and fear.
“They have an expectation hangover regarding Obama,” she says.
It turns out that nothing, absolutely nothing, should carry the expectation of privacy.
1530s, from Middle French expectation (14c.) or directly from Latin expectationem/exspectationem (nominative expectatio/exspectatio) "anticipation, an awaiting," noun of action from past participle stem of expectare/exspectare (see expect). Related: Expectations.