Apprehensive meaning

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Anxious or fearful about the future; uneasy.

Was apprehensive before the surgery.

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The definition of apprehensive is a person who is upset or worried about some future event or about the possibility that something will happen.

If you have a premonition that something bad is going to happen and that makes you very concerned and nervous, that is an example of being apprehensive.

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Able or quick to apprehend or understand.
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Having to do with perceiving or understanding.
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Perceptive; quick to learn; intelligent; capable of grasping with the mind or intellect.
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Anticipating something with anxiety or fear.
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Capable of understanding and quick to apprehend.
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Anxious or fearful about the future; uneasy.
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