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synonyms for apprehensiveness

  • anguish
  • apprehension
  • concern
  • disquiet
  • disquietude
  • distress
  • fearfulness
  • nervousness
  • solicitude
  • unease
  • uneasiness
  • worry
  • agita
  • pins and needles
  • alarm
  • disquiet
  • doubt
  • dread
  • foreboding
  • misgiving
  • mistrust
  • suspicion
  • trepidation
  • uneasiness
  • worry
  • concern
  • premonition
  • presage
  • presentiment
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antonyms for apprehensiveness

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  • calm
  • calmness
  • collectedness
  • comfort
  • ease
  • happiness
  • belief
  • calm
  • calmness
  • certainty
  • confidence
  • faith
  • peace
  • trust
  • ease
  • misunderstanding
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    How to use apprehensiveness in a sentence

    And now, not without a bit of apprehensiveness, he let it out.
    THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
    He surveyed his brown fists with a certain apprehensiveness, as though they were dangerous parties over whom he had no control.
    THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
    Her voice was politely remonstrative, with a note of apprehensiveness for the welfare of her mistress.
    THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
    Anger and apprehensiveness were working twin leverage on the Comas executive.
    JOAN OF ARC OF THE NORTH WOODSHOLMAN DAY
    This morbid disposition is the parent of a continual apprehensiveness which is shown upon all sorts of occasions.
    POISE: HOW TO ATTAIN ITD. STARKE
    The result is a subtle quality of apprehensiveness in the atmosphere of the silent empty city.
    THE WESTERN FRONTMUIRHEAD BONE
    Too much of any good thing makes it over-common, blunts the Appetite and dulls the Apprehensiveness of the Reader.
    THE SQUARE OF SEVENSE. IRENAEUS STEVENSON
    Under the display of such extravagant expression there is still patriotic apprehensiveness of danger to the national existence.
    LINCOLN, THE POLITICIANT. AARON LEVY
    Lucinda thanked him again, gravely, professing an entire lack of apprehensiveness.
    LINDA LEE, INCORPORATEDLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
    For all its apprehensiveness, a sickly grin ran round the group.
    HAVILAND'S CHUMBERTRAM MITFORD
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO APPREHENSIVENESS

    • agita
    • anguish
    • apprehension
    • apprehensiveness
    • concern
    • disquiet
    • disquietude
    • distress
    • fearfulness
    • nervousness
    • pins and needles
    • solicitude
    • unease
    • uneasiness
    • worry
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.