With the coup enacted, though, the response even among the toughs, at Rabaa at least, seemed one of apprehension.
Soon Arab-American and Muslim-American groups joined in expressing their apprehension.
Syria's non-Sunnis have historically lived in apprehension of what the Sunnis might do to them.
A second of apprehension, perhaps, when they step down on Libyan soil.
And despite early jitters, she felt only “a kind of apprehension, but not real fear,” she told The Daily Beast.
The camp was broken up in haste and apprehension, and the march resumed.
For three dreadful weeks he ran it in agony or apprehension.
But there was an apprehension to disturb the tenor of his thoughts, and fall heavily upon his official capacity.
Is it then worth all the apprehension and grief it occasions?
Something in the seriousness of his manner drew a quick look of apprehension over the other's face.
"perception, comprehension," late 14c., from Old French apprehension or directly from Latin apprehensionem (nominative apprehensio), noun of action from past participle stem of apprehendere (see apprehend). Sense of "seizure on behalf of authority" is 1570s; that of "anticipation" (usually with dread) is recorded from c.1600.