Antonyms of adj expectant

2 senses of expectant

Sense 1
anticipant, anticipative, expectant -- (marked by eager anticipation; "an expectant hush")

INDIRECT (VIA hopeful) -> hopeless -- (without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; "in an agony of hopeless grief"; "with a hopeless sigh he sat down")

Sense 2
big (predicate), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great (predicate), large (predicate), heavy (predicate), with child (predicate) -- (in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child")

INDIRECT (VIA pregnant) -> nonpregnant -- (not pregnant)

Similarity of adj expectant

2 senses of expectant

Sense 1
anticipant, anticipative, expectant -- (marked by eager anticipation; "an expectant hush")
       => hopeful (vs. hopeless) -- (having or manifesting hope; "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem")

Sense 2
big (predicate), enceinte, expectant, gravid, great (predicate), large (predicate), heavy (predicate), with child (predicate) -- (in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child")
       => pregnant (vs. nonpregnant) -- (carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life)

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