expectant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French expectant, from Latin expectans.

Adjective[edit]

expectant (comparative more expectant, superlative most expectant)

  1. Marked by expectation.
    the expectant hush before the performance
  2. Pregnant.
    an expectant mother
  3. (medicine, dated) Awaiting the effects of nature, with little active treatment.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

expectant (plural expectants)

  1. A person who expects or awaits something.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

expectant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of expectō