# Expectation synonyms

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The act or state of expecting; expectation:

Something anticipated or expected

(Probability theory) The weighted average of outcome values, using probability as the weighting function.

The probability of a specified outcome; the chance of something happening; probability; the state of being probable.

The chance of something’s happening, regardless of whether or not it actually occurs; a contingent interest in property, whether real or personal.

Expectation for the future:

The value obtained by dividing the sum of a set of quantities by the number of quantities in the set. For example, if there are three test scores 70, 83, and 90, the arithmetic mean of the scores is their sum (243) divided by the number of scores (3), or 81.

the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values

despair (antonym)

Loss of hope

hopelessness (antonym)

surprise (related)

The feeling that something unexpected has happened.

discouragement (antonym)

The fact, state, or feeling of being discouraged

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**expectation**. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for**expectation**, like: expectancy, prospect, belief, hope, anticipation, expectance, expected-value, likelihood, possibility, outlook and arithmetic-mean.