Definition of aprehensive
1. apprehensive [ a ] mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; worried
Examples: "anxious parents" "anxious about her job" "not used to a city and anxious about small things" "felt apprehensive about the consequences"
2. apprehensive [ a ] quick to understand
Examples: "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
3. apprehensive [ a ] in fear or dread of possible evil or harm
Examples: "apprehensive for one's life" "apprehensive of danger"
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