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1. uneasy or fearful about something that might happen: apprehensive for the safety of the mountain climbers.
2. quick to learn or understand.
3. perceptive; discerning (usually fol. by of).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.