Definition of apprehensive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

apprehensive

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌæprɪˈhɛnsɪv//
 
 
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worried or frightened that something unpleasant may happen an apprehensive face/glance/look 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.
apprehensivelyadverb
 
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