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1. expectant

adjective. ['ɪkˈspɛktənt'] marked by eager anticipation.

Synonyms

  • anticipant
  • hopeful

Antonyms

  • immature
  • inconspicuous
  • ungenerous

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Words that Rhyme with Expectant

  • disinfectant

How do you pronounce expectant?

Pronounce expectant as ɪkˈspɛktənt.

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Example sentences of the word expectant


1. Adjective
The grandmother-to-be might wish to give her expectant daughter a unique gift that outlasts all the rest.

2. Verb, base form
Showers relieve some of this pressure by delivering baby-related gifts to expectant parents.

2. expectant

adjective. ['ɪkˈspɛktənt'] in an advanced stage of pregnancy.

Synonyms

  • big
  • large
  • pregnant
  • gravid
  • great
  • with child
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • small
  • little
  • stingy
  • humble
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