apprehensiveness


apprehensiveness
apprehensive ADJECTIVE anticipating something with anxiety or fear.
DERIVATIVES apprehensively adverb apprehensiveness noun.

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  • Apprehensiveness — Ap pre*hen sive*ness, n. The quality or state of being apprehensive. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apprehensiveness — index apprehension (fear), cloud (suspicion), consternation, doubt (indecision), fear …   Law dictionary

  • apprehensiveness — noun see apprehensive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • apprehensiveness — See apprehensively. * * * …   Universalium

  • apprehensiveness — noun the state of being apprehensive …   Wiktionary

  • apprehensiveness — n. tendency to worry, nervousness; shrewdness, perceptiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apprehensiveness — ap·pre·hen·sive·ness …   English syllables

  • apprehensiveness — noun fearful expectation or anticipation the student looked around the examination room with apprehension • Syn: ↑apprehension, ↑dread • Derivationally related forms: ↑dread (for: ↑dread), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • e-appreparcelhensive — Apprehensiveness that electronic mail may contain a virus. He was e appreparcelhensive of email attachments the week after his hard drive crashed …   Dictionary of american slang

  • e-appreparcelhensive — Apprehensiveness that electronic mail may contain a virus. He was e appreparcelhensive of email attachments the week after his hard drive crashed …   Dictionary of american slang