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apprehension

noun

1 apprehension

Fearful expectation or anticipation:
— The student looked around the examination room with apprehension.

synonyms: apprehensiveness, dread.

Roget 860: fear, timidity, diffidence, want of confidence; apprehensiveness, fearfulness etc. adj.; solicitude, anxiety, care, apprehension, misgiving; feeze [U.S.]; ... show more

Roget 490: knowledge; cognizance, cognition, cognoscence; acquaintance, experience, ken [Scot.], privity, insight, familiarity; comprehension, apprehension; recognition; appreciation ... show more

Roget 453: idea, notion, conception, thought, apprehension, impression, perception, image, eidolon [Gr.], sentiment, reflection, observation, consideration; abstract idea; ... show more

Roget 665: danger, peril, insecurity, jeopardy, risk, hazard, venture, precariousness, slipperiness; instability etc. 149; defenselessness ... show more

Dutch: voorgevoel



2 apprehension

The cognitive condition of someone who understands.

synonyms: discernment, savvy, understanding.

Dutch: begrip, benul, besef, notie, onderkenning, verstajem
Polish: przytomność

3 apprehension

Painful expectation.

synonym: misgiving.

4 apprehension

The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal).

synonyms: arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody.

Roget 969: lawsuit, suit, action, cause; litigation; suit in law; dispute etc. 713.    citation, arraignment, prosecution, impeachment; accusation ... show more

Roget 789: taking etc. v.; reception etc. (taking in) 296; deglutition etc. (taking food) 298; appropriation, prehension, prensation; ... show more

Dutch: aanhouding, arrest, arrestatie, grijpen, stilstand, vastgrijpen
Polish: aresztowanie, zatrzymanie


Moby thesaurus: IQ, Pyrrhonism, abduction, agitation, alarm, all-overs, angst, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious concern, anxious seat, anxiousness, apprehensiveness, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, boding, bust ... show more.

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