Origin of apprehensive
Examples from the Web for apprehensive
At first, the couple is apprehensive, if not downright appalled.The ‘Property Brothers’ Are Reality Television’s Crack Cocaine|Itay Hod|September 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You find yourself reading, impressed, entertained, identifying, yet vaguely repulsed and apprehensive for him.
At first everyone was apprehensive about it, but I said to her, “You sound like you were influenced by Dinah Washington.”
So when it comes to creating a Palestinians state right next door, Israelis are apprehensive.
At 31 in 1980, I was apprehensive about being a boss, a little neurotic even.
After the dance had continued about an hour, the two ladies, who were apprehensive of catching cold, moved to break up the ball.The Vicar of Wakefield|Oliver Goldsmith
And that one was a hollow-cheeked, unhappy, nervous, apprehensive creature.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
But the Crusoe men, apprehensive that the farmer might still be on the watch, were at first very cautious in their movements.No Moss|Harry Castlemon
It had a strained, almost an apprehensive quality such as few men had ever heard in his voice before.The Sky Line of Spruce|Edison Marshall
He interrupted me with a warning frown, and cast an apprehensive glance behind him.Athelstane Ford|Allen Upward