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an·tic·i·pa·tive

 (ăn-tĭs′ə-pā′tĭv, -pə-tĭv)
adj.
Expectant.

an·tic′i·pa′tive·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anticipative - marked by eager anticipationanticipative - marked by eager anticipation; "an expectant hush"
hopeful - having or manifesting hope; "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem"

anticipative

adjective
Having or marked by expectation:
Translations
antizipativ
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Ignatius anticipatively guides modernity to transcend itself by emphasizing "communal, cooperative subjectivity, as opposed to individual, autonomous subjectivity.
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