He was a shy and apprehensive boy who refused to leave the safety of his stroller in the park.
Last month Kelly outlined detailed security plans for a trial of KSM at a private breakfast with apprehensive business leaders.
So when it comes to creating a Palestinians state right next door, Israelis are apprehensive.
At first, the couple is apprehensive, if not downright appalled.
You find yourself reading, impressed, entertained, identifying, yet vaguely repulsed and apprehensive for him.
If you are apprehensive of its becoming sour, put into each bottle a lump of pearl-ash the size of a hazle-nut.
He was apprehensive of the consequences of her tenderness of feeling.
Men were serious, alert and restless as if apprehensive of some impending calamity.
She shook the hand off quickly with an apprehensive glance at their surroundings.
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.