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Descriptive of being uneasy, anxious, or fearful about something that might happen; related to learning quickly or capable of easily understanding. (3)
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apprehensive (adjective), more apprehensive, most apprehensive
1. Relating to being anxious or disturbed about the future: Peter felt most apprehensive about whether he passed his high school exams and could go to college in the fall.
2. Descriptive of being 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. A reference to being capable of understanding and quick to learn: 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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