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English definition of “apprehensive”


adjective     /ˌæp.rɪˈhen.sɪv/
feeling worried about something that you are going to do or that is going to happen: I'm a bit apprehensive about tomorrow's meeting. I've invited a lot of people to the party, but I'm a bit apprehensive that no one will come.Anxious and worried apprehensively     /-li/ adverb They looked at each other apprehensively.Anxious and worried
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