Apprehension synonyms

ăp'rĭ-hĕn'shən
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A fearful state; a state of hesitation or concern.
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The human faculty or power to mentally grasp or understand clearly.
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(Law) The findings of a court as to the existence of an alleged fact or the application of a particular law
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Anxiety is defined as a feeling of being nervous or worried, often as a result of fear of a possible future event.
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A specific idea, concept, impression, etc. so formed
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Great fear in view of impending evil; fearful apprehension of danger; anticipatory terror.
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The definition of a misgiving is a feeling of doubt or distrust about something.
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Understanding or knowledge that results from this
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The definition of grasp is a firm hold on something.
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An act of capturing; a seizing by force or stratagem.
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The act of one who seizes, or an instance of this
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A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
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A belief or conclusion held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof:
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(In the plural) One's religious or moral convictions.
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A feeling of anxiety and agitation caused by the presence or nearness of danger, evil, pain, etc.; timidity; dread; terror; fright; apprehension
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An opinion or estimate formed after consideration or deliberation, especially a formal or authoritative decision:
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The act of detaining in legal custody:
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Expectant.
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Perceptive; quick to learn; intelligent; capable of grasping with the mind or intellect.
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Inwardly attentive or sensitive to something:
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The definition of discerning is showing good judgment or good taste.
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Too slight or subtle to be grasped easily by the mind
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Pertaining to, or derived from, intuition; characterized by intuition; perceived by intuition; intuitive.
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That is or can be perceived by intuition or common sense
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Serving as a warning.
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Not yet having achieved sentience.
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Alarm is defined as a device or call announcing a warning or danger.
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The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order.
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The result of such a process; perception, conception, etc.
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Fearfulness or timidity preventing the completion of a course of action.
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The power or faculty of apprehending of forming an idea in the mind; the power of recalling a past sensation or perception; the ability to form mental abstractions.
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A business, firm or enterprise; a company.
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A sudden or complete loss of courage and firmness in the face of trouble or danger; overwhelming and disabling terror; a sinking of the spirits; consternation.
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Distrust is defined as a lack of trust or confidence.
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(Obs.) Apprehension or fear
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A prediction, portent, or presentiment, esp. of something bad or harmful
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A conception in the mind of something to be done; a plan for doing something, an intention. [from 17th c.]
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A state of restlessness or uneasiness; disquietude.
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(Countable) The mental content of an act of grasping by means of the intellect, as a thought, idea, or conception.
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The direct knowing or learning of something without the conscious use of reasoning; immediate understanding
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Lack of trust or confidence:
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(Often pluralized) paroxysm of extreme physical pain or anguish; sudden and transitory agony; throe
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The act of grasping or gripping something, especially with the hands
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A clairvoyant or clairaudient experience, such as a dream, which resonates with some event in the future.
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The definition of a presentiment is a feeling of foreboding or an intuitive feeling about something bad that will happen in the future.
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Solicitude is defined as care or concern for someone or something.
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The imagining of something without evidence.
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(Uncountable) An apprehension.
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An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
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Something that causes anxiety
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To think, speak, or write about a matter in advance.
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To ascertain is defined as to verify or confirm something.
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To learn something hidden and often improper about:
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To think, believe, or have an impression concerning.
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To foresee is defined as to anticipate something, predict something or realize something before it occurs.
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The definition of intuit is to understand something without instruction, or to guess using common sense.
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Know is defined as to have an understanding of, be aware of or be familiar with someone or something.
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To see, to be aware of, to understand.
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To use biological senses: to either smell, watch, taste, hear or feel.
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To receive into a particular relation or association, as into one's care or keeping:
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To become aware of the nature and significance of; know or comprehend:
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(Uncountable) The state of being calm; tranquillity; silence.
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arrest
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The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
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A failure to understand or interpret correctly.
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Lack of perception; failure to perceive.
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A cause of terror.
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The quality of being fearful
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Anything strange, ugly or shocking, producing a feeling of alarm or aversion.
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(Obs.) A musty odor, as of moldy tobacco
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(Informal) Intense nervous depression or anxiety. Often used with the.
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A widespread fear of the collapse of the financial system, resulting in unreasoned attempts to turn property into cash, withdraw money, etc.
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A person or thing causing intense fear
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(Informal) An arrest.
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(In compounds) Of or pertaining to a certain category of professions as symbolized by typical clothing.
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A pickup is defined as a small, open truck used for carrying light loads, or the act of lifting something up, or increasing in speed.
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Pinch is defined as a squeeze, or a difficulty, or a tiny amount of something.
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(Slang) As much as one can hold in a hand; a handful.
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A bond or force that attaches or restrains, or by which something is affected or dominated:
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Practical understanding or shrewdness:
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An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
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Understanding
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(Countable) A stopping mechanism, especially a clasp which stops something from opening. syn. transl.
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the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
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Discernment is defined as the ability to notice the fine-point details, the ability to judge something well or the ability to understand and comprehend something.
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The state of being apprehensive
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The state or quality of being distrustful or doubtful; distrust; mistrust.
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Quality of being mistrustful.
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The state or quality of being suspicious.
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