Part of speech: adjective

Knowing; conscious; cognizant.

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Anticipative of evil; anxious; fearful.

Part of speech: adjective

Quick to apprehend; sensitive; conscious.

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Usage examples "apprehensive":

  1. Bart relaxed against the cushions, but he still felt apprehensive. - "The Colors of Space", Marion Zimmer Bradley.
  2. Now that the children were no longer children, they were sometimes lonely and still apprehensive. - "The Breaking Point", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  3. She set off to her work early in the morning, nervous and apprehensive. - "The End of the Rainbow", Marian Keith.