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Apprehensive vs. Scared

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Apprehensiveadjective

Anticipating something with anxiety or fear.

Scaredadjective

Feeling fear; afraid, frightened.

Apprehensiveadjective

Perceptive; quick to learn; capable of understanding using one's intellect.

Scaredverb

simple past tense and past participle of scare

Apprehensiveadjective

Capable of apprehending, or quick to do so; apt; discerning.

‘It may be pardonable to imagine that a friend, a kind and apprehensive . . . friend, is listening to our talk.’;

Scaredadjective

made afraid;

‘the frightened child cowered in the corner’; ‘too shocked and scared to move’;

Apprehensiveadjective

Knowing; conscious; cognizant.

‘A man that has spent his younger years in vanity and folly, and is, by the grace of God, apprehensive of it.’;

Apprehensiveadjective

Relating to the faculty of apprehension.

‘Judgment . . . is implied in every apprehensive act.’;

Apprehensiveadjective

Anticipative of something unfavorable' fearful of what may be coming; in dread of possible harm; in expectation of evil.

‘Not at all apprehensive of evils as a distance.’; ‘Reformers . . . apprehensive for their lives.’;

Apprehensiveadjective

Sensible; feeling; perceptive.

‘Thoughts, my tormentors, armed with deadly stings,Mangle my apprehensive, tenderest parts.’;

Apprehensiveadjective

quick to understand;

‘a kind and apprehensive friend’;

Apprehensiveadjective

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’;

Apprehensiveadjective

in fear or dread of possible evil or harm;

‘apprehensive for one's life’; ‘apprehensive of danger’;

Apprehensiveadjective

anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen

‘he felt apprehensive about going home’;

Apprehensiveadjective

relating to perception or understanding.

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