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apprehensiveness

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1 an uneasy state of mind usually over the possibility of an anticipated misfortune or trouble
  • Her apprehensiveness about starting college is keeping her awake at night.
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2 suspicion or fear of future harm or misfortune
  • My apprehensiveness about raw fish disagreeing with me is keeping me from even trying sushi.
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