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.
When inflation—and the expectation of inflation—filters in, people decide to buy now rather than tomorrow.
Global perception and expectation of innovation is changing and businesses would be short-sighted not to change with it.
The expectation itself through the course of a very painful illness had in some measure prepared me for it.
She lived by habit, by the punctual fulfillment of her expectation.
They have fought defensively and beyond all expectation, for dear land and freedom.
For every expectation that he fulfilled there was another that he destroyed.
At this description little Betti's eyes grew bigger and brighter with expectation.
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.