Translation of apprehensive in Spanish:


aprensivo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌæprəˈhɛnsɪv/ /aprɪˈhɛnsɪv/

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    (look) aprensivo
    (look) de aprensión
    to be apprehensive about sth
    • I was very anxious and apprehensive about going in to work.
    • In the absence of common interests states will be competitive, apprehensive, and even fearful.
    • Approaching exam time children get apprehensive and nervous about learning and become worried about making a fool of themselves.
    • Another pause and she strained for the answer, nervous and apprehensive all at once.
    • Anyway… I never realised just how worried and apprehensive he was about her visiting.
    • Obviously I'm still nervous and apprehensive, but sometimes you've got to do certain things.
    • The board of directors looked tense and apprehensive, anticipating the storm that was about to break.
    • The marines were pumped up for action, but also thoughtful, nervous and even apprehensive.
    • I am very nervous and apprehensive, particularly as the hours are ticking away.
    • Our staff report feeling constantly afraid and apprehensive even when they are safe at home.
    • An anxious start I was a bit apprehensive at the start of this week.
    • If the horse gets apprehensive or frightened, his back tightens and shortens.
    • She wore an expression that could either be read as apprehensive or frightened, depending.
    • Why were these people frightened and so apprehensive if he had committed no crime?
    • He invariably looks good, but his expression frequently verges on concerned and apprehensive.
    • Her arms are crossed and her face apprehensive, but she claims she's not nervous.
    • And I must confess to being a trifle apprehensive in the days leading up to the concert.
    • It was a mixture of anger, worry, and sadness with tears welling in her apprehensive eyes.
    • A lot of those deals are very tight and clients become apprehensive.
    • For ten days or more I never heard a peep from him and I was beginning to feel less apprehensive about the whole experience.