Part of speech:
An expecting or being expected; expectation
The prospect of the future; grounds upon which something excellent is expected to occur; prospect of anything good to come, especially of property or rank.
Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness, or an instance of such feeling.
Expectation or prospect; probable outcome
The ability or action of imagining or anticipating what might happen in the future.
Intention or expectation:
A transaction between two persons whereby the first person undertakes in the future to render some service or gift to the second person or devotes something valuable now and here to his use.
Apparent chance for success
The quality or condition of being impatient.
A reason for hope
A prediction or prophecy
The ability to perceive or know things without conscious reasoning
Deliberation, consideration, or planning for the future; foresight.
(Archaic) Foresight; forethought
The definition of a fixation is a point of focus, an obsession or the chemical reduction into a solid form.
A preconceived idea or opinion
Knowledge of actions or events before they occur; foresight.
The definition of a hunch is a feeling or a premonition about something, or an arched back while sitting or standing.
The feeling that something unexpected has happened.
The definition of a presentiment is a feeling of foreboding or an intuitive feeling about something bad that will happen in the future.
Such a persistent idea, desire, emotion, etc., esp. one that cannot be gotten rid of by reasoning
Feeling or showing hope; expecting to get what one wants
Commenced but not completed, partially done, generally used in contract law to describe an undertaking which has been agreed upon, but as to which all necessary formalities (for example, signatures on the document) have not been completed.
The definition of intuitive is something done with from instinct, or something that is easy-to-use.
Capable of happening, existing, or being true without contradicting proven facts, laws, or circumstances:
(Grammar) Referring to a verbal construction of form stating something is possible or probable.
(Christian Theol.) Antecedent to human action
Effective in the future. Newly enacted laws and constitutional decisions are almost always applied prospectively.
Arousing or apt to arouse suspicion; questionable:
An event that is experienced as indicating important things to come.
The art or practice of designing or making designs:
The indefinite time yet to come:
A judgment or estimate formed by guessing; conjecture; surmise
The anticipating and answering of an argument before one's opponent has a chance to advance it
Use of reason, especially to form conclusions, inferences, or judgments.
The thing desired or longed for
To ascertain is defined as to verify or confirm something.
Assume means to fulfill the obligations of someone else's position by taking over his job.
To distinguish or identify (a disease, for example) by diagnosis.
To contrive, devise, or invent by such thought
To appear, often prominently
To make unnecessary
To have as a specific aim or purpose; intend:
To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
To say in advance (what one believes will happen); foretell (a future event or events)
To gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially to settle on (public land) so as to obtain the right to buy before others.
Speculate is to buy or sell land or other investments that are high risk, with the goal to make a very big profit.
To make a judgment about (something) without sufficient evidence; guess:
To consider (something) to be true or probable on little or no evidence:
To propose a theory about.
To devise or evolve; invent:
One that arouses awe, astonishment, surprise, or admiration; a marvel:
The faculty to feel or perceive; physical sensibility:
Something foretold or predicted; a prophecy.
The fact or condition of being antecedent
The definition of a shock is a sudden powerful disturbance, shake or blow.
The definition of a belief is an opinion or something that a person holds to be true.
A ground or reason for presuming; evidence that points to the probability of something
To judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.); calculate approximately
Loss of hope
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