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apprehension

 [ap″re-hen´shun]
1. perception and understanding.
2. anticipatory fear or anxiety.

apprehension

/ap·pre·hen·sion/ (ap″re-hen´shun)
1. perception and understanding.
2. anticipatory fear or anxiety.

apprehension

1. perception and understanding.
2. anticipatory fear or anxiety. See also anxiety.
References in classic literature ?
A little better; but under dreadful apprehensions of sickness.
The correlation between reading and writing apprehension fell just short of significance, but was nearly identical to the size of the correlation reported by Lee and Krashen (1997).
If we want to reduce some of that apprehension, it would be useful to know the sources of the apprehension and the links between the apprehension and demographic characteristics.
It is not true there's no more ground apprehension," he said in a press conference at the MMDA headquarters in Makati.
Senior Minister Khuhro said that 'we have already expressed our apprehension about the census but we were told that the census was conducted under the supervision of the army'.
With limited manpower to arrest traffic violators, the MMDA has intensified its no-contact apprehension.
Therefore, in order for nursing students to meet their communication competency requirement and to be able to use the ISBAR technique in a clinical context, it is necessary to reduce their communication apprehension by developing nursing students' communication ability through SIM-PBL experience in various simulated situations.
LAHORE:Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI) central leader and former Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar said Friday that the process of accountability should not stop and it should continue till the apprehension of every corrupt person in the country.
The DG expressing satisfaction on the overall organizational performance of ANF, directed the commanders to accelerate the ongoing nationwide drive for apprehension of elements involved in distribution of drugs in educational institutions.
Meanwhile, 364 private vehicles and 140 buses were tracked violating the policy under the 'No Contact' apprehension of the agency.
In fact, writing apprehension is one of the main factors that affect a student's motivation and confidence when writing.
If a border were perfectly sealed, then the number of successful illegal entries would be zero, and the probability of apprehension would equal 100 percent.