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Apprehension

Ap`pre`hen´sion
n.1.The act of seizing or taking hold of; seizure; as, the hand is an organ of apprehension.
2.The act of seizing or taking by legal process; arrest; as, the felon, after his apprehension, escaped.
3.The act of grasping with the intellect; the contemplation of things, without affirming, denying, or passing any judgment; intellection; perception.
4.Opinion; conception; sentiment; idea.
5.The faculty by which ideas are conceived; understanding; as, a man of dull apprehension.
6.Anticipation, mostly of things unfavorable; distrust or fear at the prospect of future evil.
Noun1.Apprehensionapprehension - fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"
2.apprehension - the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
3.apprehension - painful expectation
Synonyms: misgiving
4.Apprehensionapprehension - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

APPREHENSION, practice. The capture or arrest of a person. The term apprehension is applied to criminal cases, and arrest to civil cases; as, one having authority may arrest on civil process, and apprehend on a criminal warrant.

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