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  1. not apprehensive (often followed by of).
  2. without apprehension.
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Origin of inapprehensive

First recorded in 1645–55; in-3 + apprehensive
Related formsin·ap·pre·hen·sive·ly, adverbin·ap·pre·hen·sive·ness, noun
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Historical Examples

  • For years, it seems, he has been writing poetry, but it is only recently that an inapprehensive country has awakened to the fact.

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    Bernard Gilbert

British Dictionary definitions for inapprehensive


  1. not perceiving or feeling fear or anxiety; untroubled
  2. rare unable to understand; imperceptive
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Derived Formsinapprehensively, adverbinapprehensiveness, noun
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