What does expectant mean?

expectant in AZ Dictionary

(a) Having or marked by hope: an expectant look; an expectant hush.
(a) Pregnant: pregnant ladies.
(a) marked by hope
(n) person who waits in expectation; one held in reliance by hope of obtaining some good.
(n) a person who expects; one that waits in expectation; one held in reliance by their belief or hope of getting the right.
(n) In Scotland, a candidate when it comes to ministry who may have perhaps not however received a license to preach.
Having hope; expecting.
excited with full confidence; ensured that a particular future event will occur.
In medication, associated with or employed in the expectant strategy: since, an expectant medication.

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  • Synonym for "expectant"
    • anticipant, hopeful, anticipatory
  • Phrases for "expectant"
    • expectant mothers, expectant mother, expectant parents, phase expectant, expectant couple
  • Rhyme for "expectant"
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  • Cross Reference for "expectant"
    • expectant method, expectant estate
  • Equivalent for "expectant"
    • pregnant, hopeful
  • Same Context for "expectant"
    • attentive, watchful, anxious, apprehensive, rapt
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