Meaning & Definition of Apprehensive in English
1. Quick to understand
- "A kind and apprehensive friend"- nathaniel hawthorne
2. Mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc
- "Apprehensive about her job"
- "Not used to a city and worried about small things"
- "Felt apprehensive about the consequences"
3. In fear or dread of possible evil or harm
- "Apprehensive for one's life"
- "Apprehensive of danger"