Apprehensive – Feeling anxious about the future. Viewing the future with alarm
The apprentice's comprehensive training (apprehensive) had prepared her well, but she still viewed the future with alarm.
Examples of apprehensive in a sentence
With recent cuts, Kate is apprehensive about losing her job.
I am a bit apprehensive when crossing the busy street.
The couple are apprehensive about having a second baby in a bad economy.