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apprehensive
adj. in fear or dread of possible evil or harm; "apprehensive for one's life"; "apprehensive of danger"
perceptive, discerning, apprehensive
adj. quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
worried, apprehensive
adj. mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; "apprehensive about her job"; "not used to a city and worried about small things"; "felt apprehensive about the consequences"

Fuzzynyms (52)

scared, frightened
adj. made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move"
tricksy, wily, tricky, sly, slick, knavish, guileful, foxy, dodgy, cunning, crafty
adj. marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"
timid
adj. showing fear and lack of confidence
faint-hearted, timid, fainthearted, faint
adj. lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"
poor-spirited, unmanly, pusillanimous
adj. lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful
chary, cagy, cagey
adj. characterized by great caution and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"
shrewd, sharp, astute
adj. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
embarrassed, chagrined, abashed
adj. feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious; "felt abashed at the extravagant praise"; "chagrined at the poor sales of his book"; "was embarrassed by her child's tantrums"
unstrung
adj. emotionally upset; "the incident left him unstrung and incapable of rational effort"
awake, alive, alert
adj. mentally perceptive and responsive;"an alert mind"; "alert to the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of his predicament"
razor-sharp
adj. as sharp as a razor
uneasy
adj. relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort
unquiet, uneasy, queasy, nervous, anxious
adj. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"
troubled, riotous, disruptive, turbulent, tumultuous
adj. characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood"
uneasy, restless
adj. lacking or not affording physical or mental rest; "a restless night"; "she fell into an uneasy sleep"
wise
adj. having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"
sapient, sagacious, perspicacious
adj. acutely insightful and wise; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions"; "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators"

Synonyms (51)

acrophobic
adj. suffering from acrophobia; abnormally afraid of high places
afeared, afeard
adj. a pronunciation of afraid
aghast, shocked, dismayed, appalled
adj. struck with fear, dread, or consternation
agoraphobic
adj. suffering from agoraphobia; abnormally afraid of open or public places
alarmed
adj. experiencing a sudden sense of danger
algophobic
adj. suffering from algophobia; abnormally afraid of pain
hangdog
adj. frightened into submission or compliance
claustrophobic
adj. suffering from claustrophobia; abnormally afraid of closed-in places
fearful
adj. experiencing or showing fear; "a fearful glance"; "fearful of criticism"
scared, frightened
adj. made afraid; "the frightened child cowered in the corner"; "too shocked and scared to move"
horror-struck, horror-stricken, horrified
adj. stricken with horror
aquaphobic, hydrophobic
adj. abnormally afraid of water
mysophobic
adj. suffering from mysophobia; abnormally afraid of dirt or contamination
panic-struck, panic-stricken, frightened, terrified, panicky, panicked
adj. thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"
terror-struck, terror-stricken
adj. struck or filled with terror
triskaidekaphobic
adj. suffering from triskaidekaphobia (abnormal fear of the number 13)
unnerved
adj. deprived of courage and strength; "the steeplejack, exhausted and unnerved, couldn't hold on to his dangerous perch much longer"
white-lipped
adj. having white lips from fear or terror
xenophobic
adj. suffering from xenophobia; having abnormal fear or hatred of the strange or foreign
nimble, agile
adj. mentally quick; "an agile mind"; "nimble wits"
quick-witted
adj. mentally nimble and resourceful; "quick-witted debater"; "saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact"
ready, quick
adj. apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"
smart as a whip, brilliant, brainy
adj. having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence; "some men dislike brainy women"; "a brilliant mind"; "a brilliant solution to the problem"
smart, bright
adj. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
prehensile
adj. having a keen intellect; "poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"- A.T.Quiller-Couch
trenchant, searching
adj. having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect; "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"
thinking, reasoning, intelligent
adj. endowed with the capacity to reason
scintillating
adj. brilliantly clever; "scintillating wit"; "a play full of scintillating dialogue"
overanxious
adj. anxious or nervous to an excessive degree

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