Definition of Expectant. Meaning of Expectant. Synonyms of Expectant

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Definition of Expectant

Expectant
Expectant Ex*pect"ant, a. [L. expectans, exspectans, p. pr. of expectare, exspectare: cf. F. expectant.] Waiting in expectation; looking for; (Med.) waiting for the efforts of nature, with little active treatment. Expectant estate (Law), an estate in expectancy. See under Expectancy.
Expectant
Expectant Ex*pect"ant, n. One who waits in expectation; one held in dependence by hope of receiving some good. An expectant of future glory. --South. Those who had employments, or were expectants. --Swift.

Meaning of Expectant from wikipedia

- During this time, repeated testing may be performed. Related terms include expectant management, active surveillance, and masterly inactivity. The term masterly...
- also called the Church Suffering (Latin: Ecclesia dolens) or the Church Expectant (Latin: Ecclesia expectans), which in the theology of certain churches...
- woman into a mother. The term shower is often ****umed to mean that the expectant mother is "showered" with gifts. A related custom, called a bridal shower...
- also called sympathetic pregnancy, is a proposed condition in which an expectant father experiences some of the same symptoms and behavior as their pregnant...
- is sought for children, unborn children, women in childbirth, mothers, expectant mothers, motherhood, the falsely accused, good confessions, lay brothers...
- Mothercare plc is a British retailer which specialises in products for expectant mothers and in general merchandise for children up to eight years of age...
- hCG reaching a non-pregnant value (generally less than 5 IU/l) after expectant management, or after uterine evacuation without evidence of chorionic...
- The common law was su****ded by the abolitionary Sentence of Death (Expectant Mothers) Act 1931, which was rendered redundant (in the case of convictions...
- while in New York, he moved to Los Angeles. Cambor landed the lead as an expectant father on Notes from the Underbelly after the sitcom's creator had caught...
- liturgical year observed in most Christian denominations as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for both the celebration of the Nativity of Christ...