apprehensiveness

Definitions of apprehensiveness
  1. noun
    fearful expectation or anticipation
    synonyms: apprehension, dread
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    trepidation
    a feeling of alarm or dread
    boding, foreboding, premonition, presentiment
    a feeling of evil to come
    suspense
    apprehension about what is going to happen
    gloom, gloominess, somberness, sombreness
    a feeling of melancholy apprehension
    chill, pall
    a sudden numbing dread
    shadow
    a premonition of something adverse
    presage
    a foreboding about what is about to happen
    type of:
    fear, fearfulness, fright
    an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
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