Meaning: en
n. arrest; fear, concern; anticipation
My worst apprehensions have come true.
He could not but perceive that she trembled much, and was extremely agitated, from her apprehensions, doubtless, of the coming storm.
I do the cleaning with the vacuum, and all the dust and the old apprehensions disappear.
In youth we may have an absolutely new experience, subjective or objective, every hour of the day. Apprehension is vivid, retentiveness strong, and our recollections of that time, like those in a time spent in rapid and interesting travel, are of something intricate, multitudinous, and long-drawn-out. But as each passing year converts some of this experience into automatic routine which we hardly note at all, the days and the weeks smooth themselves out in recollection to a contentless unit, and the years grow hollow and collapse.
My apprehensions turned out to be justified.
There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our Constitution.
Your apprehensions were justified.
Life is a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay. We live in daily apprehension of its loss; yet when lost it is not missed.
Such employments as warfare, politics, public worship, and public merrymaking, are felt, in the popular apprehension, to differ intrinsically from the labour that has to do with elaborating the material means of life.
It turned out that my apprehensions were justified.
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