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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.
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We measured communication apprehension with an instrument developed by McCroskey, Beatty, Kearney, and Plax (1985).
The concept of self-efficacy, a component of social cognitive theory, was used as a framework to explain how pedagogical strategies and the role of the instructor contributed to a change in writing apprehension throughout the duration of a one-semester writing intensive course.
The probability of apprehension can be calculated from the number of reported apprehensions.
Overall, the total number of apprehensions on the country's southwest border increased by more than 77,500 to 408,870 in 2016 compared to the prior year's 331,333.
Carlito De Guzman Gallardo, the former acting chief of police of Baybay City before his assumption as office-in-charge (OIC) on September 14 of the Biliran Police Provincial Office (BPPO, planned to integrate the apprehension of illegal fishing activity in Biliran province.
Purpose: The current exploratory study examines communication apprehension of French and American managerial and non-managerial level employees.
Its use of apprehension versus detection statistics is an example.
Global Banking News-January 19, 2015--Chinese stocks suffer over apprehension on bank performance
Figure 2, which depicts the apprehension trend of Mexican nationals from Southwest border patrol sectors, (5) trends similarly to Figure 1 largely because Mexican nationals comprise a large proportion of the total apprehensions for the time period examined.
MICK COOKE admits he's looking forward to the challenge at his new club with a mixture of confidence and apprehension.
Responding to an RTI petitioner who had sought to know the action taken on his write up by the party, Reddy said, "We have received your letter 'Baseless apprehension of Political parties on CIC verdict'.