To better see all uses of the word
Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used In
Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Harry watched apprehensively as the pavement seemed to rise up past the glass windows of the telephone box until darkness closed over their heads.
  • Harry asked apprehensively, but Moody ignored him.
  • Mrs Weasley hesitated, looking apprehensive.
  • Both of them were watching him apprehensively, as though they feared he would start shouting again now that everyone else had gone.
  • He took the last few steps at a run, wrenched open the door and almost collided with Mr Weasley, who was standing right outside, looking pale and apprehensive.
  • ’Oh yeah?’ said Ron, sounding apprehensive.
  • Harry asked, eyeing Snape’s wand apprehensively.
  • Hermione asked apprehensively.
  • ’Anyway, Grawpy,’ shouted Hagrid, looking up apprehensively in case of further falling eggs, ’I’ve brought some friends ter meet yeh.
  • Some looked apprehensive, others entertained.
  • ’Well… you…’ she looked more apprehensive than ever.
  • ’Of course,’ said Umbridge, though she sounded a little apprehensive now.
  • Ron departed for the Quidditch pitch and Harry, after attempting to flatten his hair while staring at his reflection in the back of a teaspoon, proceeded alone to the Entrance Hall to meet Cho, feeling very apprehensive and wondering what on earth they were going to talk about.

  • There are no more uses of "apprehensive" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • She is apprehensive about her new job.
  • She is apprehensive about finals.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading