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1. apprehensiveness

noun. fearful expectation or anticipation.

Synonyms

  • premonition
  • somberness
  • foreboding
  • gloominess
  • sombreness
  • pall
  • boding
  • apprehension
  • suspense
  • dread
  • fright
  • gloom
  • trepidation
  • fear
  • fearfulness
  • presentiment

Antonyms

  • elate
  • heat
  • hotness
  • frivolity

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Example sentences of the word apprehensiveness


1. Noun, singular or mass
These are unlike fits that occur because something is funny -- they are an unconscious attempt by the person to find relief from embarrassment or apprehensiveness.

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