Definition of Expectedness

1. Noun. The state of being that is commonly observed.

Exact synonyms: Commonness
Generic synonyms: Normalcy, Normality
Derivative terms: Common, Common, Expected



2. Noun. Ordinariness as a consequence of being expected and not surprising.
Generic synonyms: Mundaneness, Mundanity, Ordinariness
Specialized synonyms: Normalcy, Normality
Antonyms: Unexpectedness

Definition of Expectedness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being expected. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expectedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expectedness

expectancy
expectant
expectantly
expectants
expectation
expectation neurosis
expectation of life
expectational
expectations
expectative
expectative grace
expected
expected date of confinement
expected value
expectedly
expectedness (current term)
expectednesses
expecter
expecters
expectest
expecteth
expecting
expectingly
expective
expectorant
expectorants
expectorate
expectorated
expectorates
expectorating

Literary usage of Expectedness

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1. The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1900)
"In the first place, we must have equidistant or regularly recurring rhymes, to form the basis, expectedness, out of which arises the element, unexpectedness ..."

2. Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization: As by Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1908)
"In the first place, we must have equidistant or regularly recurring rhymes, to form the basis, expectedness, out of which arises the element, unexpectedness ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1902)
"And with expectedness of rhythm they introduce also the i violent metaphor—like Mangan's or O'Hus- ounding wind that burns as fire'—and they draw ihor from ..."

4. Dramatic Opinions and Essays: With an Apology by Bernard Shaw (1907)
"Immediately, with a punctuality and perfect expectedness which is about as dramatic as the response of a box of vestas to a penny in the slot, ..."

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