Antonyms of adj apprehensive

3 senses of apprehensive

Sense 1
apprehensive, discerning -- (quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne)

INDIRECT (VIA perceptive) -> unperceptive, unperceiving -- (lacking perception; "as unperceptive as a boulder")

Sense 2
apprehensive, worried -- (mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; "apprehensive about her job"; "not used to a city and worried about small things"; "felt apprehensive about the consequences")

INDIRECT (VIA uneasy) -> easy -- (free from worry or anxiety; "knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"; "an easy good-natured manner"; "by the time the chsild faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words")

Sense 3
apprehensive -- (in fear or dread of possible evil or harm; "apprehensive for one's life"; "apprehensive of danger")

INDIRECT (VIA afraid) -> unafraid, fearless -- (oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them)

Similarity of adj apprehensive

3 senses of apprehensive

Sense 1
apprehensive, discerning -- (quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne)
       => perceptive (vs. unperceptive) -- (having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment; "a perceptive eye"; "a perceptive observation")

Sense 2
apprehensive, worried -- (mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; "apprehensive about her job"; "not used to a city and worried about small things"; "felt apprehensive about the consequences")
       => uneasy (vs. easy) -- (lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance; "farmers were uneasy until rain finally came"; "uneasy about his health"; "gave an uneasy laugh"; "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown"; "an uneasy coalition government"; "an uneasy calm"; "an uneasy silence fell on the group")

Sense 3
apprehensive -- (in fear or dread of possible evil or harm; "apprehensive for one's life"; "apprehensive of danger")
       => afraid (predicate) (vs. unafraid) -- (filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions")

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