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Definition of Expectation

Expectation

  1. The act or state of expecting or looking forward to an event as about to happen.
  2. That which is expected or looked for.
  3. The prospect of the future; grounds upon which something excellent is expected to happen; prospect of anything good to come, esp. of property or rank.
  4. The value of any chance (as the prospect of prize or property) which depends upon some contingent event. Expectations are computed for or against the occurrence of the event.
  5. The leaving of the disease principally to the efforts of nature to effect a cure.

Expectation Quotations

Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it.
Ralph Marston

Expectation is the mother of all frustration.
Antonio Banderas

Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
Princess Diana

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation. - Charles Kettering
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
Charles Kettering

We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation. - Ivan Illich
We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
Ivan Illich
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Expectation Translations

expectation in French is expectative
expectation in German is Erwartung
expectation in Italian is attesa
expectation in Latin is praestolatio prestolatio
expectation in Norwegian is forventning
expectation in Spanish is espera, expectacion
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