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apprehensive

adjective afraid, agitated, alarmed, anticipative of evil, anxious, aware, bothered, cognizant, concerned, conscious, disquieted, distrustful, expectant, fearful, hesitant, leery, mindful, mistrustful, nervous, pusillanimous, qualmish, sagacious, shrewd, solicitous, suspicious, terrified, timid, tremulous, troubled, uneasy, vigilant, wise, worried
See also: cognizant, leery, perceptive, solicitous, suspicious, vigilant
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I am not sure all courses are as accommodating as Fakenham, but if they were disabled people should not be apprehensive about attending a meeting.
The markets were initially apprehensive because of the imposition of steep losses on junior bondholders and shareholders in Banco Popular, but senior bondholders were spared.
I'm a bit apprehensive but I will let him decide what he wants to do in life,' he added.
Men are more apprehensive than women with 71% of men versus 61% of women saying that they were concerned.
It appears that Etihad Airways is apprehensive on commencing flights to Libya once again, and is unlikely to resume flights for that country until its apprehensions on safety are cleared.
The central bank of Slovakia has said that it is apprehensive about rising inflation in the region.
Because acting was so new to me, I was a bit apprehensive before I started," the Daily Telegraph quoted her as telling Confidential.
We're a little bit apprehensive when playing at home.
He admits he's feeling apprehensive about the move down to London and wants to stay in Aidensfield.
Even for those who will attend local colleges and universities, the excitement of beginning their adult lives leaves many hopeful but others a bit apprehensive.
I understand there are going to be some people who are apprehensive, but I'll tell you this: I was elected mayor of a city of about 170,000 people and did more for LGBT issues and advancement than a whole lot of other mayors who are not in the political party that I was registered in.
Putin, in power since 1999, and his "managed democracy," the more apprehensive I become about the future of Russia and the safety of its neighbors.