Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week.
To participate, simply do a post with your word and leave the link as a comment on Heena’s WOW post.
Here is my WOW for this week:
It is with much anticipation that we are waiting for the house to be build.
Part Of Speech: noun, verb – anticipate(d)(ing);
Meaning: the action of anticipating something; expectation or prediction, anticipation is the state of being happy and excited about something upcoming.
An example of anticipation is when someone is thrilled and looking forward to going on a cruise for the first time.
Word Origin: late Middle English: from Latin anticipatio(n- ), from the verbanticipare
- We barely slept that night, in eager anticipation of glimpsing our first rays of sunshine!
- She took it, her insides quaking in anticipation and hunger.
- He waited with great anticipation for Christmas to arrive.