What is another word for expectancies?

Pronunciation: [ɛkspˈɛktənsɪz] (IPA)

Expectancies are a set of beliefs, hopes, and predictions about the future that an individual holds. Synonyms for expectancies include anticipations, projections, prospects, forethoughts, and assumptions. Anticipations refer to the act of looking forward to something with great eagerness and excitement. Projections involve estimating or predicting something based on past experiences or data. Prospects are the potential outcomes or possibilities that could occur in the future. Forethoughts are carefully considered plans or expectations. Assumptions refer to beliefs taken for granted without proof. Overall, these words can be used interchangeably with expectancies to describe an individual's thoughts and feelings about the future.

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Usage examples for Expectancies

If the world were not each year renewed, refreshed, glorified by the magnificent honor and fine expectancies of its young men, it would soon become simply fiendish in its sordidness, selfishness, and baseness.
"The Young Man and the World"
Albert J. Beveridge
Lively Passions soon burn out; and then come disappointed expectancies, vain Repinings, fretful Complainings, wrathful Rejoinings.
"Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary"
Anne Manning
"That may not save you, Valerie," replied Madame d'Albret, laughing, "gentlemen may be satisfied with expectancies; nay, it is possible that one may be found who may be satisfied with your own pretty self, and ask no more."
"Valerie"
Frederick Marryat

Famous quotes with Expectancies

  • Latinas' life expectancies are relatively long. When a current retiree hits 65 and begins receiving her benefit check, she can expect to live another 22 years. That life expectancy is higher than white women or men.
    Grace Napolitano

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