Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being expected.

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  • n. the state of being that is commonly observed
  • n. ordinariness as a consequence of being expected and not surprising

Etymologies

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expected +‎ -ness

Examples

  • And for me, for years I've always tried to steer my perspective to that of preparedness instead of expectedness.

    John Koch: "Beauty in Ugliness" - A Q&A With Blue Valentine Director Derek Cianfrance

  • Also, for a genre like epic fantasy in which the suspense and excitement of the quest are supposed to be key, I think much of the appeal draws from their opposites: security and expectedness.

    Robert Jordan, Wheel of Time 8: The Path of Daggers (1998)

  • OUDART: There's an expectedness with the brand, I think.

    CNN Transcript Mar 8, 2008

  • We have first an expectation, then a sensation with the feeling of expectedness related to memory of the expectation.

    The Analysis of Mind

  • If the occurrence, when it comes, gives us the feeling of expectedness, and if the expectation, beforehand, enabled us to act in a way which proves appropriate to the occurrence, that must be held to constitute the maximum of verification.

    The Analysis of Mind

  • New guests, with the casual expectedness of the Big House, had drifted in -- a lawyer, by name

    The Little Lady of the Big House

  • Louise became less defiant in her joy then, or else the effect of it was lost in Mrs. Hilary's assumption of an entire expectedness in the event.

    The Story of a Play A Novel

  • This person will medical review individual case safety reports clinical and spontaneous, including coding, seriousness, expectedness and causality assessment for an assigned therapeutic area.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • Provide medical review of individual case safety reports, including coding, expectedness and causality assessment.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • Photography has become an industry of expectedness, where passion and spontaneity are replaced by technocrats shooting bullet points.

    Black Star Rising

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