Definition of apprehension
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synonym study for apprehension
OTHER WORDS FROM apprehensionnon·ap·pre·hen·sion, nouno·ver·ap·pre·hen·sion, nounpre·ap·pre·hen·sion, nounre·ap·pre·hen·sion, noun
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How to use apprehension in a sentence
Though shy at first, I learned to convey emotions without apprehension.She’s 90 and Italian. I’m in my 30s and half Indian. Here’s why we’re the closest of friends.|Raj Tawney|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
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 officially a blue wave. What that historically means for stocks|Anne Sraders|January 7, 2021|Fortune
It’s an inevitability of the pandemic, and it’s a constant source of apprehension.The Cleveland Browns were an NFL feel-good story. Then the coronavirus got jealous.|Jerry Brewer|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
At the time, there was mild apprehension—but much changed that week.Is indoor dining safe? Five health experts weigh in.|By Laurie Archbald-Pannone Et Al./The Conversation|January 6, 2021|Popular-Science
There may even be a physiological basis to our apprehension about the “other.”
Did you have any apprehension as far as playing Nancy again?Jessica Alba on 'Sin City,' Typecasting, and How Homophobia Pushed Her Away From the Church|Marlow Stern|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.Hollywood’s Major Muslim Problem Doesn't End With 'Alice in Arabia'|Dean Obeidallah|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Hilda took the letter with apprehension, as she recognized the down-slanting calligraphy of Sarah Gailey.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
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.Uncanny Tales|Various
Not merely must there be a desire to perform the service; but there must be an enlightened apprehension of its nature.