Definition of expectance in English:

expectance

noun

  • The action or fact of believing that something will happen or be the case; the feeling or state of mind accompanying this; anticipation.

Phrases

  • beyond (also†above) (a person's) expectance

    • : outside the realm of what is expected; beyond or surpassing expectations. Now somewhat rare.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From expectant, perhaps after post-classical Latin expectantia expectancy, expectation.

Pronunciation

expectance

/ɪkˈspɛkt(ə)ns//ɛkˈspɛkt(ə)ns/