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Apprehension (IPA: /ˌæpɹɪˈhɛnʃən/)


Apprehension (n.)

The act of seizing or taking hold of; seizure; as, the hand is an organ of apprehension.

Apprehension (n.)

The act of seizing or taking by legal process; arrest; as, the felon, after his apprehension, escaped.

Apprehension (n.)

The act of grasping with the intellect; the contemplation of things, without affirming, denying, or passing any judgment; intellection; perception.

Apprehension (n.)

Opinion; conception; sentiment; idea.

Apprehension (n.)

The faculty by which ideas are conceived; understanding; as, a man of dull apprehension.

Apprehension (n.)

Anticipation, mostly of things unfavorable; distrust or fear at the prospect of future evil.

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1982 film by Lothar Warneke

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Song by Kevin MacLeod

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Drawing in the National Gallery of Art (NGA 180679)

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Instrumental recording by Kevin MacLeod

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Print in the National Gallery of Art (NGA 147942)

Apprehension Synonyms

Dread, Apprehensiveness

Apprehension Synonyms

Pinch, Collar, Catch, Taking Into Custody, Arrest

Apprehension Synonyms

Misgiving

Apprehension Synonyms

Understanding, Savvy, Discernment

Spanish Translation

Apprehension in Spanish is Detención

Tagalog Translation

Apprehension in Tagalog is Guniguni

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As image and apprehension are in an organic unity, so, for a Christian, are human body and human soul." - C. S. Lewis


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