Definition Of anticipatio


the action of anticipating something; expectation or prediction.

This erotics of identification invariably frustrates the viewers' anticipations and appeals instead to their puzzle-solving abilities.

Example Of anticipatio

  • A brand is a well-differentiated concept for providing consumers with a benefit that will arouse motivating, exclusive and incomparable anticipations .

  • After a pleasant journey we arrived safely - yet it was far from our anticipations and the mood of contentment lapsed.

  • ‘Everybody, everywhere will be perpetually and constantly looking up, with a sense of loss and insecurity, with a vague distress of painful anticipations ,’ Wells wrote.

  • ‘These anticipations were happily premature,’ he wrote later.

  • But anticipations of victory, however rational, were premature.

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