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- adj. Characterized by anticipation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Forecasting; of the nature of anticipation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to, manifesting, or expressing anticipation; anticipative.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. in anticipation
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Perkins asked, crossing his legs at the knee, his expression anticipatory, respectful, his pen poised over his clipboard.
They asked us to put on a two-day seminar in Capitol Hill in '75, excuse me, on what we called anticipatory democracy.
It is the hope of the Nonesuch Press that this announcement will cause the blood of many true collectors to tingle in anticipatory possession …
I really must stop living one whole extra life in anticipatory fantasy, on top of my actual life which is altogether more ordinary.
These seemingly conflicting feelings of hope, fear, detachment, and love are normal and are known as anticipatory grief.
The group met this week to discuss tactics for calming athletes and distracting them from what Stephen Sands , the team leader, calls "anticipatory anxiety."
On an even deeper level, you need to watch your child with a level of anticipation experts call it anticipatory guidance, where you learn to see potential problems before they happen and steer your child to something else—kind of like keeping a soccer ball in play.
Then there's what Abrahamson calls the anticipatory screw-up.
Ahmad was standing in a way I could only describe as anticipatory, shoulders at one angle, hips at another.
It could be used as a lesson starter, sometimes called the anticipatory set.