apprehensively Definition

in a way that shows fear or anxiety about the future.

Using apprehensively: Examples

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    She looked at him apprehensively, wondering what he was going to say.

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    He approached the door apprehensively, not knowing what was on the other side.

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    The students waited apprehensively for their exam results.

apprehensively Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for apprehensively


Summary: apprehensively in Brief

'Apprehensively' [ˌæprɪˈhensɪvli] is an adverb that describes a state of fear or anxiety about the future. It is often used to describe someone's demeanor or behavior when they are uncertain or worried about what might happen next. Synonyms include 'anxiously,' 'worriedly,' and 'uneasily.'