Expectant in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Expectant

Marked by expectation. | Pregnant. | (medicine, dated) Awaiting the effects of nature, with little active treatment.

Short Example Sentences for Expectant

  • 1. We lose the expectant mind. 🔊
  • 2. All was filled with an expectant hush. 🔊
  • 3. Jinny would be rather expectant at her hotel. 🔊
  • 4. But no welcome clicking rewarded the expectant ringer. 🔊
  • 5. There was a breathless, expectant silence. 🔊
  • 6. The naked trees had a rapt, expectant look. 🔊
  • 7. My eyes were wide open, held fixed in expectant horror. 🔊
  • 8. They sat attentively with expectant ears as he began to speak. 🔊
  • 9. The expectant audience scarcely breathed as he began his theme. 🔊
  • 10. He turned his face to me with an eager, expectant expression. 🔊
  • 11. It was near, and the questing, expectant note caught her ear. 🔊
  • 12. In soft, melodious voice, he addressed the eagerly expectant crowd. 🔊

How to use Expectant in Sentences?

  • 1. He knew she was expectant and resigned and that she had braced her courage for the worst. 🔊
  • 2. Very few were in the gallery, and those who were had the quietly expectant air of students. 🔊
  • 3. With an expectant smile the artist turned up from the top of the deck the five of clubs. 🔊
  • 4. Miranda stuck her knitting-needle through her back-hair in an agitated and expectant manner. 🔊
  • 5. When he had finished, a blank look crept over the expectant faces of the two girls. 🔊
  • 6. In reply to which summons Estelle came hurrying down the stairs with an innocent, expectant air. 🔊
  • 7. First, the Hall of Representatives crowded from floor to gallery with expectant throngs. 🔊
  • 8. But even when these misfortunes chanced there was diversion to be had from the expectant moans of those who were awaiting a like fate. 🔊
  • 9. Unlocking an upper drawer he took out a greasy leathern purse with which he returned to the expectant group. 🔊
  • 10. It was fragrant with the perfume of violets, and he stood gazing at her portrait expectant of her coming. 🔊
  • 11. Legros himself had no eyes for any one but the man over whose chair he hovered, expectant and menacing. 🔊
  • 12. There was no outward reason why the name should have set a chill on them all, turned them into expectant statues. 🔊
  • 13. Nancy met his expectant eyes with a trifle of wildness in her own, but he continued to hold her gaze triumphantly. 🔊
  • 14. The motor came into view gliding up the long drive and the waiting group roused into expectant animation. 🔊
  • 15. Then the bells ring out joyfully, and the churchyard is filled with expectant faces of old and young. 🔊
  • 16. I perceived by the tense and expectant faces of the people that Simmons was behind me willing me with all his might. 🔊
  • 17. Altogether it was a great success as a celebration and a happy augury of the future into which it ushered the expectant Patricia. 🔊
  • 18. He seemed at first expectant of her questions, and rather grave, but at last gave himself up to the general merry mood. 🔊
  • 19. He looked down the great building and saw the hundreds of watchful, expectant faces, with an uplifting sense of power. 🔊
  • 20. The monarch and his consort were handing sacred books to the Indians, who were clustered about in an expectant attitude. 🔊
  • 21. This was foreseen, and the expectant watchers had a number of stout poles in readiness, with which they under-pinned the hull on one side. 🔊
  • 22. Where the carcass is, there will the vultures be; should the carcass get up and walk, presumably the vultures would wing an expectant way after it. 🔊
  • 23. Each morning found the little eager faces waiting at the window, and each morning also found the two expectant birds perched on the laurel-bushes. 🔊