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Synonyms for apprehension

Synonyms for (noun) apprehension

Synonyms: pinch, catch, collar, apprehension, arrest, taking into custody Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) Usage: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar

Similar words: capture, seizure, gaining control Definition: the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Synonyms: savvy, apprehension, discernment, understanding Definition: the cognitive condition of someone who understands Usage: he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect

Similar words: knowing Definition: a clear and certain mental apprehension

Synonyms: apprehension, misgiving Definition: painful expectation

Similar words: prospect, expectation, outlook Definition: belief about (or mental picture of) the future

Synonyms: apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread Definition: fearful expectation or anticipation Usage: the student looked around the examination room with apprehension

Similar words: fright, fear, fearfulness Definition: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)