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3 dicționare găsite pentru apprehensive
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Apprehensive \Ap`pre*hen"sive\, a. [Cf. F. appr['e]hensif. See
     Apprehend.]
     1. Capable of apprehending, or quick to do so; apt;
        discerning.
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              It may be pardonable to imagine that a friend, a
              kind and apprehensive . . . friend, is listening to
              our talk.                             --Hawthorne.
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     2. Knowing; conscious; cognizant. [R.]
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              A man that has spent his younger years in vanity and
              folly, and is, by the grace of God, apprehensive of
              it.                                   --Jer. Taylor.
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     3. Relating to the faculty of apprehension.
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              Judgment . . . is implied in every apprehensive act.
                                                    --Sir W.
                                                    Hamilton.
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     4. Anticipative of something unfavorable' fearful of what may
        be coming; in dread of possible harm; in expectation of
        evil.
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              Not at all apprehensive of evils as a distance.
                                                    --Tillotson.
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              Reformers . . . apprehensive for their lives.
                                                    --Gladstone.
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     5. Sensible; feeling; perceptive. [R.]
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              Thoughts, my tormentors, armed with deadly stings,
              Mangle my apprehensive, tenderest parts. --Milton.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  apprehensive
       adj 1: quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"-
              Nathaniel Hawthorne [syn: discerning]
       2: mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc;
          worried; "anxious parents"; "anxious about her job"; "not
          used to a city and anxious about small things"; "felt
          apprehensive about the consequences" [syn: anxious]
       3: in fear or dread of possible evil or harm; "apprehensive for
          one's life"; "apprehensive of danger"

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  74 Moby Thesaurus words for "apprehensive":
     afraid, agitated, alive, all nerves, all-knowing, all-overish,
     anxious, anxioused up, apperceptive, appercipient, apprehending,
     awake, aware, bothered, cognizant, comprehending, concerned,
     conscious, disquieted, disturbed, edgy, excitable, fearful,
     foreboding, frightened, high-strung, in a pucker, in a stew,
     in suspense, insightful, intelligent, irritable, keyed-up, knowing,
     knowledgeable, mindful, misgiving, nerves on edge, nervous, nervy,
     omniscient, on edge, on tenterhooks, on tiptoe, overanxious,
     overapprehensive, overstrung, panicky, perceptive, percipient,
     perspicacious, perturbed, prehensile, qualmish, qualmy, quivering,
     sagacious, sensible, sentient, shrewd, solicitous, strained,
     suspenseful, taut, tense, troubled, understanding, uneasy, ware,
     wise, with bated breath, with muscles tense, witting, zealous  
     

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