apprehensive adjective definition in Fear topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 adjective: Fear topic
worried or frightened that something unpleasant may happen an apprehensive face/glance/look The long delay had made me quite apprehensive. apprehensive about/of something I was a little apprehensive about the effects of what I had said. You have no reason to be apprehensive of the future. apprehensive that… She was deeply apprehensive that something might go wrong.