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  • So the summer passed, and, though never free from apprehensions, to my great pleasure without discovery. Cited from Nature Near London, by Richard Jefferies
  • Though not without some apprehensions, the three continued their work. Cited from The Bush Boys, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • In what manner do you think they are to be looked upon, with what apprehensions and countenance? Cited from The Works of Horace, by Horace [Tr.: C. Smart]
  • But another want now began to be felt by the party -- one that filled them with serious apprehensions. Cited from The Boy Hunters, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • As he drew near, however, his feeling of joy became one of painful apprehension. Cited from The Boy Hunters, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • After a friend introduced her to these theatrically released films, she lost her apprehension of them.
  • All the bitter apprehensions of the last week swept over him at her words. Cited from From the Valley of the Missing, by Grace Miller White
  • Non-Muslim members expressed grave apprehensions about their position and role in the new policy.
  • Apprehension is the mental operation by which an idea is formed in the mind.
  • Science has taught us that doubt, quite as much as faith, leads to the apprehension of truth. Cited from What the Church Means to Me, by Wilfred T. Grenfell
  • He began to feel some apprehensions that he would not be found competent for his post. Cited from Fame and Fortune, by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • However the late 1960s also brought with it an increase of public apprehension towards military colleges.
  • But all my apprehensions were now swallowed up by one of greater interest. Cited from The Pacha of Many Tales, by Frederick Marryat
  • These apprehensions, perhaps, were not founded entirely on reason, and certainly not at all on truth. Cited from Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen
  • No, he says, our apprehensions tell lies of God and of His grace. Cited from Samuel Rutherford, by Alexander Whyte
  • In England it had a great name, and there were often apprehensions about it. Cited from The Sun Of Quebec, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • I believe there is no ground for apprehension that officers will neglect their duty regarding the election. Cited from Forty-Six Years in the Army, by John M. Schofield
  • There was no fear, no apprehension on the faces he saw. Cited from Before the Dawn, by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
  • There are very few crimes committed and we travel without the least apprehension of danger. Cited from Priestley in America, by Edgar F. Smith
  • But, as night drew down, and her brother had not returned, she began to feel some slight apprehension. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
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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