Sentence Examples with the word apprehensive

While part of me remained curious, the sane part was apprehensive about the direction this quest was taking us.

Helene understood that the question was very simple and easy from the ecclesiastical point of view, and that her directors were making difficulties only because they were apprehensive as to how the matter would be regarded by the secular authorities.

When he was seated, he turned to an apprehensive Alondra and put a hand over hers.

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She turned away, and then, as if fearing he might take her words as meant to move him to pity, looked at him with an apprehensive glance of inquiry.

His tribe of paltry, rapacious and embarrassing Corsicans; his admirably subservient generals; his selfish ministers, docile agents, apprehensive of the future, who for fourteen long years felt a prognostication of defeat and discounted the inevitable catastrophe.

She was a little apprehensive right now.

Deidre glanced at her with apprehensive curiosity, wondering what the former human wanted.

Or maybe the type of apprehensive awe a teenage girl gave her idol.

Mr. Cooms was apprehensive about what he described as an assault on our safety.

He met with much opposition to his reforms. The governor of the province, and many of the senators, apprehensive that the cardinal's ordinances and proceedings would encroach upon the civil jurisdiction, addressed remonstrances and complaints to the courts of Rome and Madrid.