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Apprehensive

Ap`pre`hen´sive
a.1.Capable of apprehending, or quick to do so; apt; discerning.
It may be pardonable to imagine that a friend, a kind and apprehensive . . . friend, is listening to our talk.
- Hawthorne.
2.Knowing; conscious; cognizant.
A man that has spent his younger years in vanity and folly, and is, by the grace of God, apprehensive of it.
- Jer. Taylor.
3.Relating to the faculty of apprehension.
Judgment . . . is implied in every apprehensive act.
- Sir W. Hamilton.
4.Anticipative of something unfavorable' fearful of what may be coming; in dread of possible harm; in expectation of evil.
Not at all apprehensive of evils as a distance.
- Tillotson.
Reformers . . . apprehensive for their lives.
- Gladstone.
5.Sensible; feeling; perceptive.
Adj.1.apprehensive - quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
Synonyms: discerning
2.apprehensive - mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; worried; "anxious parents"; "anxious about her job"; "not used to a city and anxious about small things"; "felt apprehensive about the consequences"
Synonyms: anxious
3.apprehensive - in fear or dread of possible evil or harm; "apprehensive for one's life"; "apprehensive of danger"
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