apprehension

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  • Is there any man here to-night whose apprehensions are working upon his cross? Cited from Samuel Rutherford, by Alexander Whyte
  • What will become of you, if you be as bad as my apprehensions make you! Cited from Clarissa, Vol. 8 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • How did it come that you did not feel any such apprehensions? Cited from Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia, by L. Muhlbach
  • I mentioned in a former letter my apprehensions of being ordered to the upper province. Cited from Life and Correspondence of Sir Isaac Brock, by Ferdinand Brock Tupper
  • She had the look of one who is never free from apprehension. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • We stood in line, waiting for our turn with apprehensions of coming trouble. Cited from Record of a Quaker Conscience, Cyrus Pringle's Diary, by Cyrus Pringle
  • The apprehension that this feeling came after that feeling is not itself a feeling. Cited from Philosophy and Religion, by Hastings Rashdall
  • Never before since his arrival in the valley have his apprehensions been so keen. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • You need be under no serious apprehensions; he will be fit for duty again shortly. Cited from The Missing Ship, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • Other apprehensions also increased the desire of Lord George to begin his march. Cited from Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745, Vol. III, by Mrs. Thomson
  • After his apprehension the guilty told the police that he got the idea from this novel.
  • I have not any apprehensions from him, or from any body else. Cited from The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 4 (of 7), Samuel Richardson
  • During the apprehension, the Greek man shot and killed the police officer.
  • Before the apprehension, a secret search was conducted in the person's house.
  • No wonder, then, that some apprehension was felt by all of them. Cited from The Bush Boys, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • Not even being behind the scenes could still her apprehensions about Split. Cited from The Madigans, by Miriam Michelson
  • She surprised me in saying this, as I never had any such apprehension. Cited from Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.), Robert Paltock
  • But these apprehensions would come with George and they would not go until George left her again. Cited from Life and Gabriella, by Ellen Glasgow
  • I own I had greater apprehensions from this adventure than from anything before. Cited from Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.), Robert Paltock
  • Our foreign politics are going on, in my apprehension, as successfully as possible. Cited from Courts and Cabinets of George the Third, Vol. 1, by Duke of Buckingham
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Words starting with apprehension

Meaning of apprehension

  • noun Fearful expectation or anticipation
    the student looked around the examination room with apprehension
  • noun Painful expectation
  • noun The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
    the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar