Synonyms of apprehensive


1. apprehensive, discerning, perceptive (vs. unperceptive)

usage: quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne

2. apprehensive, worried, uneasy (vs. easy)

usage: 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. apprehensive, afraid(predicate) (vs. unafraid)

usage: in fear or dread of possible evil or harm; "apprehensive for one's life"; "apprehensive of danger"

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Definition and meaning of apprehensive (Dictionary)