Definitions for

Overview of noun apprehension

The noun apprehension has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread

(fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension")

2. (3) understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy

(the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect")

3. apprehension, misgiving

(painful expectation)

4. apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody

(the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices