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apprehensive (adjective), more apprehensive, most apprehensive
1. Anxious or fearful about the future: Peter felt most apprehensive about whether he passed his high school exams and could go to college in the fall.
2. Uneasy or fearful about something that might happen soon: Shirley was apprehensive about the potential of a severe snowstorm on the night of her concert recital.
3. Capable of understanding and quick to learn or of being perceptive: Harry's apprehensive mind quickly analyzed the mechanical problem of the car.
Dreading what is about to happen.
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Anxious or afraid of what is going on.
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Fearful that something bad will happen.
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Word Entries at Get Words: “apprehensive
Descriptive of being uneasy, anxious, or fearful about something that might happen; related to learning quickly or capable of easily understanding. (3)