At first everyone was apprehensive about it, but I said to her, “You sound like you were influenced by Dinah Washington.”
He was a shy and apprehensive boy who refused to leave the safety of his stroller in the park.
Two-seventy happened and with it the apprehensive city at last let out a collective whoop of relief and jubilation.
You find yourself reading, impressed, entertained, identifying, yet vaguely repulsed and apprehensive for him.
Last month Kelly outlined detailed security plans for a trial of KSM at a private breakfast with apprehensive business leaders.
If you are apprehensive of its becoming sour, put into each bottle a lump of pearl-ash the size of a hazle-nut.
But Helen left him no time to finish his apprehensive inquiries.
Men were serious, alert and restless as if apprehensive of some impending calamity.
While Sutter looked on with apprehensive eyes, he began to tinker with the wiring.
Upon this sand I occasionally cast a reflective and apprehensive eye.
late 14c., "capable of perceiving, fitted for mental impression," from Medieval Latin apprehensivus, from Latin apprehensus, past participle of apprehendere (see apprehend). Meaning "fearful of what is to come" is recorded from 1718, via notion of "capable of grasping with the mind" (c.1600). Related: Apprehensively; apprehensiveness.