Definition of 'apprehension'
Example sentences containing 'apprehension'
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He waited with sickening apprehension for the next aircraft. A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (2002)I stared at the title in apprehension, hardly noticing Sue's triumphant entry into the room, clad in jeans. WHISTLER IN THE DARK (2002)
Others, however, were more practiced or gifted at such apprehension. THE LIGHTSTONE: BOOK ONE, PART TWO OF THE EA CYCLE (2002)
Trends of 'apprehension'
In Common Usage. apprehension is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'apprehension'
British English: apprehension NOUN
Apprehension is a feeling of fear that something bad may happen.
It reflects real anger and apprehension about the future.
Definition of apprehension from the Collins English Dictionary
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