1. a mood state characterized by anxiety or worry. 2. the act or capability of humans to grasp something mentally, for example, the nature of an object, event, or situation. Compare comprehension.

APPREHENSIVENESS: "Apprehensiveness was in the air prior to the class receiving their test grades. "
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