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Definition of Anticipation

Anticipation

  1. The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order.
  2. Previous view or impression of what is to happen; instinctive prevision; foretaste; antepast; as, the anticipation of the joys of heaven.
  3. Hasty notion; intuitive preconception.
  4. The commencing of one or more tones of a chord with or during the chord preceding, forming a momentary discord.

Anticipation Quotations

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Aristotle

Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.
Deepak Chopra

There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Alfred Hitchcock

Before I ever start a job that I'm really excited about, I usually have some sleepless nights or weeks or months. But that anticipation for a person like me... I don't do so well with a lot of time off.
Lily Rabe

People don't realize that now is all there ever is; there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.
Eckhart Tolle
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Anticipation Translations

anticipation in German is Erwartung, Vorwegnahme, Vorausnahme

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