Associations to the word «Expectancy»

Wiktionary

EXPECTANCY, noun. Expectation or anticipation; the state of expecting something
EXPECTANCY, noun. The state of being expected
EXPECTANCY, noun. Something expected or awaited

Dictionary definition

EXPECTANCY, noun. An expectation.
EXPECTANCY, noun. Something expected (as on the basis of a norm); "each of them had their own anticipations"; "an indicator of expectancy in development".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats