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apprehensive/ˌæprɪˈhɛnsɪv/adjective
apprehensive
/ˌæprɪˈhɛnsɪv/
adjective
Learner's definition of APPREHENSIVE  
[more apprehensive; most apprehensive]
: afraid that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen : feeling or showing fear or apprehension about the future

— apprehensively

adverb

— apprehensiveness

noun,[noncount]
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