- anticipation of adversity or misfortune; suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil.
- the faculty or act of apprehending or understanding; perception on a direct and immediate level.
- acceptance of or receptivity to information without passing judgment on its validity, often without complete comprehension.
- a view, opinion, or idea on any subject.
- the act of arresting; seizure: Police apprehension of the burglar was aided by two alert teenagers.
catching and arresting
- Though shy at first, I learned to convey emotions without apprehension.
- Winner was also left with no time to strategize with a lawyer before her speedy apprehension, she noted.
- There seemed to have been a lot of apprehension about the blue wave—and we didn’t quite get the blue wave, if you will.
- It’s an inevitability of the pandemic, and it’s a constant source of apprehension.
- At the time, there was mild apprehension—but much changed that week.
- There may even be a physiological basis to our apprehension about the “other.”
- Did you have any apprehension as far as playing Nancy again?
- They never procure them without exertion, and they never indulge in them without apprehension.
- Soon Arab-American and Muslim-American groups joined in expressing their apprehension.
- Of course, there is plenty to celebrate, but there is an unmistakable sense of apprehension hanging over the anniversary.
- The mother played her accompaniments and at the same time watched her daughter with greedy admiration and nervous apprehension.
- Hilda took the letter with apprehension, as she recognized the down-slanting calligraphy of Sarah Gailey.
- The apprehension that God will punish for not making fulfilment to him accompanies equally the oath and the vow.
- He gave so violent a start, his face expressed so much of apprehension and dismay, that I stared at him blankly.
- Not merely must there be a desire to perform the service; but there must be an enlightened apprehension of its nature.