aw-tis-uh-pey-shuhn

–noun

Portmanteau of awe and anticipation:

Def:

an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand or sublime combined with
1. the act of anticipating  or the state of being anticipated.
2. realization in advance; foretaste.
3. expectation or hope.
He welcomed the construction of Spaceport America with aweticipation.
by KeithGarsee July 26, 2011

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