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English adjective: apprehensive

1. apprehensive quick to understand


SamplesA kind and apprehensive friend.


Synonymsdiscerning


Similarperceptive


Antonymsunperceiving, unperceptive

2. apprehensive mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc


SamplesApprehensive about her job.
Not used to a city and worried about small things.
Felt apprehensive about the consequences.


Synonymsworried


Similaruneasy


Antonymseasy

3. apprehensive in fear or dread of possible evil or harm


SamplesApprehensive for one's life.
Apprehensive of danger.


Similarafraid


Antonymsfearless, unafraid









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