HyperDic: apprehensiveness

English > 1 sense of the word apprehensiveness:
NOUNfeelingapprehensiveness, apprehension, dreadfearful expectation or anticipation
English > apprehensiveness: 1 sense > noun 1, feeling
Meaningfearful expectation or anticipation.
Synonymsapprehension, dread
Narrowerchill, pallA sudden numbing dread
foreboding, premonition, presentiment, bodingA feeling of evil to come
gloom, gloominess, somberness, sombrenessA feeling of melancholy apprehension
suspenseapprehension about what is going to happen / happen / happen
trepidationA feeling of alarm or dread
Broaderfear, fearfulness, frightAn emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
Spanishaprensión, pavor, recelo, temor, terror
Catalanaprensió, basarda, por, recel, reguard, temença, temor, terror
Adjectivesapprehensivein fear or dread of possible evil or harm
apprehensivementally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc

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