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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section II. Personal Affections
4. Contemplative Affections
 
871. [Absence of Wonder.] Expectance.
 
  
NOUN:EXPECTANCE, expectancy (expectation) [See Expectation].
  IMPERTURBABILITY. imperturbableness, imperturbation, sang-froid [F.], calmness, unruffled calm, coolness, coldbloodedness, hardheadedness, steadiness, lack of nerves, want of imagination, practicality.
  nothing out of the ordinary.
  
VERB:EXPECT [See Expectation]; not be surprised, not wonder [See Wonder]; nil admirari [L.], make nothing of; take it coolly; be unamazed &c. adj.; display imperturbability &c. n.
  
ADJECTIVE:EXPECTING &c. v.; unamazed, astonished at nothing; blasé [F.] (weary) [See Weariness]; expected &c. v.; foreseen.
  IMPERTURBABLE, nerveless, cool, coolheaded, unruffled, calm, steady, hardheaded, practical, unimaginative.
  common, ordinary (habitual) [See Habit].
  
INTERJECTION:no wonder! of course! why not?

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