apprehensively
adverb see apprehensive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Apprehensively — Ap pre*hen sive*ly, adv. In an apprehensive manner; with apprehension of danger. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apprehensively — adv. Apprehensively is used with these verbs: ↑ask, ↑look, ↑watch …   Collocations dictionary

  • apprehensively — apprehensive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ anticipating something with anxiety or fear. DERIVATIVES apprehensively adverb apprehensiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • apprehensively — See apprehensive. * * * …   Universalium

  • apprehensively — adverb in an apprehensive manner; with apprehension …   Wiktionary

  • apprehensively — adv. fearfully, worriedly, in a concerned manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apprehensively — ap·pre·hen·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • apprehensively — See: apprehensive …   English dictionary

  • apprehensively — adverb with anxiety or apprehension we watched anxiously • Syn: ↑anxiously, ↑uneasily • Derived from adjective: ↑apprehensive, ↑uneasy (for: ↑uneasily), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • apprehensive — apprehensively, adv. apprehensiveness, n. /ap ri hen siv/, adj. 1. uneasy or fearful about something that might happen: apprehensive for the safety of the mountain climbers. 2. quick to learn or understand. 3. perceptive; discerning (usually fol …   Universalium

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