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apprehensions, plural;
  1. Anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen
    • - he felt sick with apprehension
    • - she had some apprehensions about the filming
  2. Understanding; grasp
    • - the pure apprehension of the work of art
  3. The action of arresting someone
    • - they acted with intent to prevent lawful apprehension

  1. fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"
  2. understanding: the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
  3. the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
  4. (apprehend) grok: get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
  5. (apprehend) collar: take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  6. (apprehend) anticipate with dread or anxiety
  7. (apprehended) appreciated: fully understood or grasped; "dangers not yet appreciated"; "these apprehended truths"; "a thing comprehended is a thing known as fully as it can be known"
  8. (apprehensive) quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  9. Fear is an emotional response to a perceived threat. It is a basic survival mechanism occurring in response to a specific stimulus, such as pain or the threat of danger. Some psychologists such as John B. ...
  10. In psychology, apprehension (Lat. ad, "to"; prehendere, "to seize") is a term applied to a model of consciousness in which nothing is affirmed or denied of the object in question, but the mind is merely aware of ("seizes") it.
  11. The physical act of seizing or taking hold of; seizure; The act of seizing or taking by legal process; arrest; The act of grasping with the intellect; the contemplation of things, without affirming, denying, or passing any judgment; intellection; perception; Opinion; conception; sentiment; ...
  12. (apprehend) To take or seize; to take hold of; Hence: (transitive) To take or seize (a person) by legal process; to arrest; as, to apprehend a criminal; To take hold of with the understanding, that is, to conceive in the mind; to become cognizant of; to understand; to recognize; to consider; ...
  13. (apprehensive) Anticipating something with anxiety or fear; Perceptive; quick to learn; intelligent; capable of grasping with the mind or intellect
  14. (Apprehend) To take somebody into custody of police.
  15. (APPREHEND) seize in the name of the law.
  16. (Apprehend) In law, to take; to seize. In family law, this term usually refers to the taking of a child out of the care of his or her parents by the child welfare authorities.
  17. (apprehend) Capture, arrest, to become aware of.
  18. (apprehend) To mentally grasp and hold, to see or understand; to physically detain.
  19. (apprehensive) (adj.): anxious; fearful
  20. The arrest of a removable alien by the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Each apprehension of the same alien in a fiscal year is counted separately.
  21. The ability to think and use memory; seizing or capturing perceptions or knowledge. The "span of apprehension" is the number of items one is able to hold in memory at one time, and was studied by James McKeen Cattell.
  22. An actual arrest of a suspected criminal resulting from the police department responding to a dispatched alarm.
  23. includes such conditions such as terrified, anxious, fearful and frightened.
  24. is the acquisition of knowledge, conscious perception, to perceive before the fact. Apprehension is the highest form of precognition.
  25. The act of arresting; seizure.