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Apprehensive vs. Scared

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  • Apprehensive (adjective)

    Anticipating something with anxiety or fear.

  • Apprehensive (adjective)

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

    "quick on the uptake"

  • Scared (adjective)

    Feeling fear; afraid, frightened.

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Webster Dictionary
  • Apprehensive (adjective)

    quick to understand;

    "a kind and apprehensive friend"

  • Apprehensive (adjective)

    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"

  • Apprehensive (adjective)

    in fear or dread of possible evil or harm;

    "apprehensive for one's life"

    "apprehensive of danger"

  • Scared (adjective)

    made afraid;

    "the frightened child cowered in the corner"

    "too shocked and scared to move"

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