Asked in Example Sentences
Use apprehensively in a sentence?
August 21, 2014 7:34PM
To do something apprehensively is to do it with caution and concern about the consequences. An example of it used in a sentence is: The shy boy apprehensively walked up to the podium to give his speech.
Asked in Definitions
What does apprehensively mean?
The word 'apprehensively' is an adverb, used to modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb as anxiously, fearfully, or uneasily. EXAMPLES He apprehensively stepped out onto the stage. (modifies the verb 'stepped') We're apprehensively hopeful about the contract. (modifies the adjective 'hopeful')