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apprehensive
used in The Giver

5 uses
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Definition
worried over possible misfortune
  • "I'm feeling apprehensive," he confessed, glad that the appropriate descriptive word had finally come to him.
    p. 9.6
apprehensive = worried about what will happen
  • But there was a little shudder of nervousness when he thought about it, about what might happen. Apprehensive, Jonas decided. That's what I am.
    p. 4.9
  • apprehensive = worried about what will happen
  • But it's the Ceremony that I'm apprehensive about.
    p. 9.8
  • apprehensive = nervous or worried
  • But he was more and more apprehensive as his own approached.
    p. 56.4
  • apprehensive = nervous or worried
  •   "Move to the bed, and lie face down. Remove your tunic first."
      Jonas did so, a little apprehensively.
    p. 79.2
apprehensively = with concern about what would happen
There are no more uses of "apprehensive" in The Giver.

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