Of, relating to, or characterized by expectation.
Variant of expectation
- a looking forward to; anticipation
- a looking for as due, proper, or necessary
- a thing looked forward to
- a reason or warrant for looking forward to something; prospect for the future, as of advancement or prosperity
- the probability of the occurrence, duration, etc. of something, esp. as indicated by statistics
Origin of expectationClassical Latin expectatio ; from past participle of expectare: see expect