Apprehensive and Uneasy


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Apprehensive adjective – Mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc.
Usage example: apprehensive about her job

Uneasy is a synonym for apprehensive in anxious topic. In some cases you can use "Uneasy" instead an adjective "Apprehensive", when it comes to topics like concerned, overly suspicious. popular alternative
Nearby Words: apprehend, apprehension, apprehended, apprehensively, apprehensible
Synonyms for Apprehensive


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Uneasy adjective – Feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty.
Usage example: I'm a bit uneasy about taking a baby on such a long trip

Apprehensive is a synonym for uneasy in awkward topic. You can use "Apprehensive" instead an adjective "Uneasy", if it concerns topics such as concerned, anxious, worried, overly suspicious. popular alternative
Nearby Words: uneasiness, unease, uneasily
Synonyms for Uneasy

Things that words describes

look apprehensive look uneasy look
expression apprehensive expression uneasy expression

Both words in one sentence

  • Perpetual Frowner Unlike all the other Guppies, who are Perpetual Smilers, his face always has an uneasy, apprehensive look.
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