Definition of Expectance:
I mean likewise, that when any organ of sense is for some time affected in some one manner, if it be suddenly affected otherwise, there ensues a convulsive motion; such a convulsion as is caused when anything happens against the expectance of the mind.- "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
- "Annie Kilburn A Novel", W. D. Howells.
- "The Trade Union Woman", Alice Henry.