Usage examples for anticipation

  1. Therefore he came to look forward to Christopher's daily visits with an even greater degree of anticipation than did the lad himself. – Christopher and the Clockmakers by Sara Ware Bassett
  2. While the anticipation of this great trouble was still on her mind, the ring at the bell was heard, and John Kenneby went down to the outer door that he might pay to Mrs. Smiley the attention of waiting upon her up stairs. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope