Definition of Apprehension

Apprehension n. means: The act of grasping with the intellect; the contemplation of things, without affirming, denying, or passing any judgment; intellection; perception.

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Apprehension n. means: The act of grasping with the intellect; the contemplation of things, without affirming, denying, or passing any judgment; intellection; perception.

Meaning of Apprehension

Apprehension (n.) means: The act of grasping with the intellect; the contemplation of things, without affirming, denying, or passing any judgment; intellection; perception.

More meanings / definitions of Apprehension or words, sentences containing Apprehension?

Apprehension (n.): The act of seizing or taking by legal process; arrest; as, the felon, after his apprehension, escaped.

Apprehension (n.): The act of seizing or taking hold of; seizure; as, the hand is an organ of apprehension.

Apprehension (n.): The faculty by which ideas are conceived; understanding; as, a man of dull apprehension.

Fear (n.): A painful emotion or passion excited by the expectation of evil, or the apprehension of impending danger; apprehension; anxiety; solicitude; alarm; dread.

Alarm (n.): Sudden surprise with fear or terror excited by apprehension of danger; in the military use, commonly, sudden apprehension of being attacked by surprise.

Intuition (n.): Direct apprehension or cognition; immediate knowledge, as in perception or consciousness; -- distinguished from "mediate" knowledge, as in reasoning; as, the mind knows by intuition that black is not white, that a circle is not a square, that three are more than two, etc.; quick or ready insight or apprehension.

Seeming (n.): Apprehension; judgment.

Inapprehension (n.): Want of apprehension.

Uptake (n.): Understanding; apprehension.

Fat-brained (a.): Dull of apprehension.

Intention (n.): Any mental apprehension of an object.

Apprehensive (a.): Relating to the faculty of apprehension.

Dread (n.): An object of terrified apprehension.

Apprehensively (adv.): In an apprehensive manner; with apprehension of danger.

Abstruseness (n.): The quality of being abstruse; difficulty of apprehension.

Apprehension (n.): Opinion; conception; sentiment; idea.

Cognizance (n.): Apprehension by the understanding; perception; observation.

Doubt (v. i.): Suspicion; fear; apprehension; dread.

Notionally (adv.): In mental apprehension; in conception; not in reality.

Taking (n.): The act of gaining possession; a seizing; seizure; apprehension.

Serious (a.): Hence, giving rise to apprehension; attended with danger; as, a serious injury.

Misgive (v. i.): To give out doubt and apprehension; to be fearful or irresolute.

Lest (a.): That (without the negative particle); -- after certain expressions denoting fear or apprehension.

Preapprehension (n.): An apprehension or opinion formed before examination or knowledge.

Fearful (a.): Full of fear, apprehension, or alarm; afraid; frightened.

Securely (adv.): In a secure manner; without fear or apprehension; without danger; safely.

Slow-witted (a.): Dull of apprehension; not possessing quick intelligence.

Seem (a.): To appear, or to appear to be; to have a show or semblance; to present an appearance; to look; to strike one's apprehension or fancy as being; to be taken as.

See (v. i.): Figuratively: To have intellectual apprehension; to perceive; to know; to understand; to discern; -- often followed by a preposition, as through, or into.

Conceit (n.): Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Apprehension

Meaning of cringeworthy

cringeworthy means: Adj. Likely to promote embarrassment or apprehension.

Meaning of willies

willies means: (always in plural form the willies) a feeling of fear or strong apprehension

Meaning of HEEBIE−JEEBIES

HEEBIE−JEEBIES means: Heebie−jeebies is slang for apprehension and nervousness, unpleasant imaginations or fantasies.

Meaning of black mariah

black mariah means: Name given to the van the police used to collect and transport offenders to and from the scene of apprehension, to police stations and/or courthouses. Named after a black female called Mariah who used to drive a black wagon and horses for the Police forces in the City of London.

Meaning of Apprehension

Apprehension means: The act of seizing or taking by legal process; arrest; as, the felon, after his apprehension, escaped.

Meaning of Apprehension

Apprehension means: The act of seizing or taking hold of; seizure; as, the hand is an organ of apprehension.

Meaning of Apprehension

Apprehension means: The faculty by which ideas are conceived; understanding; as, a man of dull apprehension.

Meaning of Fear

Fear means: A painful emotion or passion excited by the expectation of evil, or the apprehension of impending danger; apprehension; anxiety; solicitude; alarm; dread.

Meaning of Alarm

Alarm means: Sudden surprise with fear or terror excited by apprehension of danger; in the military use, commonly, sudden apprehension of being attacked by surprise.

Meaning of Intuition

Intuition means: Direct apprehension or cognition; immediate knowledge, as in perception or consciousness; -- distinguished from "mediate" knowledge, as in reasoning; as, the mind knows by intuition that black is not white, that a circle is not a square, that three are more than two, etc.; quick or ready insight or apprehension.

Meaning of Seeming

Seeming means: Apprehension; judgment.

Meaning of Inapprehension

Inapprehension means: Want of apprehension.

Meaning of Uptake

Uptake means: Understanding; apprehension.

Meaning of Fat-brained

Fat-brained means: Dull of apprehension.

Meaning of Intention

Intention means: Any mental apprehension of an object.

Meaning of Apprehensive

Apprehensive means: Relating to the faculty of apprehension.

Meaning of Dread

Dread means: An object of terrified apprehension.

Meaning of Apprehensively

Apprehensively means: In an apprehensive manner; with apprehension of danger.

Meaning of Abstruseness

Abstruseness means: The quality of being abstruse; difficulty of apprehension.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Ambreic

Ambreic means: Of or pertaining to ambrein; -- said of a certain acid produced by digesting ambrein in nitric acid.

Meaning of Divinely

Divinely means: In a divine or godlike manner; holily; admirably or excellently in a supreme degree.

Meaning of Overpowered

Overpowered means: of Overpower

Meaning of Sphere

Sphere means: An orbit, as of a star; a socket.

Meaning of Unscience

Unscience means: Want of science or knowledge; ignorance.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of DOUGLAS

DOUGLAS means: Douglas (shortened from Douglas Hurd) is British slang for a third−class university honours degree. Douglas (shortened from Douglas Hurd) is British slang for excrement.Douglas is Australian slang for an axe.

Meaning of LIBKEN

LIBKEN means: Libken was old slang for a house or lodging.

Meaning of NME

NME means: Enemy

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