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apprehensive
used in Jane Eyre

4 uses
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Definition
worried over possible misfortune
  • In that sense I do feel apprehensive — I have no wish to talk nonsense.
    Chapter 14 (87% in)
  • Here I walked about for a long time, feeling very strange, and mortally apprehensive of some one coming in and kidnapping me; for I believed in kidnappers, their exploits having frequently figured in Bessie's fireside chronicles.
    Chapter 5 (13% in)
  • Are you apprehensive of the new sphere you are about to enter?
    Chapter 25 (43% in)
  • The disquietude of his air, the somewhat apprehensive impatience of his manner, surprised me: but I proceeded.
    Chapter 25 (66% in)

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