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Definition 1: fearful expectation or anticipation - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where apprehensiveness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the student looked around the examination room with apprehension

Synonyms for apprehensiveness in the sense of this definition

(apprehensiveness is a kind of ...) an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

(... is a kind of apprehensiveness ) a feeling of alarm or dread

(... is a kind of apprehensiveness ) a feeling of evil to come

"a steadily escalating sense of foreboding" "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case"

(... is a kind of apprehensiveness ) apprehension about what is going to happen

(... is a kind of apprehensiveness ) a feeling of melancholy apprehension

(... is a kind of apprehensiveness ) a sudden numbing dread

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