English translation of 'आशंका'
nf/ashanka, åshankA, aashankaa, åshankā, ashnka, åshnkA, aashnkaa, åshnkā/
1. apprehension variable noun
Apprehension is a feeling of fear that something bad may happen.[formal]
...her apprehensions about the big risks she was taking.
2. dread uncountable noun
Dread is a feeling of great anxiety and fear about something that may happen.
3. fear variable noun
Fear is the unpleasant feeling of worry that you get when you think that you are in danger or that something horrible is going to happen.
I was shaking with fear.
...his fears about his knee operation.
4. misgiving variable noun
If you have misgivings about something that is being proposed or done, you feel that it is not quite right, and are worried that it may have undesirable consequences.
I had serious misgivings about the plan.
5. qualm countable noun
If you have no qualms about what you are doing, you are not worried that it may be wrong.
I have no qualms about recommending the same approach to other doctors.
6. rumbling plural noun
Rumblings are signs that a bad situation is developing or that people are becoming dissatisfied.
There were rumblings of discontent among the staff.
7. unease uncountable noun
If you have a feeling of unease, you feel that something is wrong and you are anxious or uncomfortable about it.
The atmosphere on the streets was one of unease.
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Translation of आशंका from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary