Apprehension - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- painful expectation (syn: misgiving)
- the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) (syn: arrest, catch, collar, pinch)
The thought of moving to a new city fills me with apprehension.
My worst apprehensions are fulfilled.
A warrant for his apprehension was obtained.
I woke before the alarm, filled with apprehension.
the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
Infinity transcends our capacity of apprehension.
She felt a shiver of apprehension.
my apprehension of words is auricular; I must hear what I read
a glitter of apprehension in her hunted eyes