Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. appréhensif,. See Apprehend
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. apprehendĕre—ad, to, prehendĕre, -hensum, to lay hold of.
It was the fire of this artillery that relieved the Royal Picts of their most serious apprehensions.
"The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood" by Arthur Griffiths
The apparition or beast, whatever it might be, seemed not to excite the least apprehension.
"The Delight Makers" by Adolf Bandelier
He neither looked to the past with regret nor to the future with apprehension.
"Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z" by Various
My apprehensions, rather than my caution, kept me mute.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
The points and the relations are jointly known to us in our apprehension of space, each implying the other.
"The Concept of Nature" by Alfred North Whitehead
All the king's attendants were full of well-grounded apprehensions.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part E. From Charles I. to Cromwell" by David Hume
The apprehensions thus artfully raised among the people inflamed their aversion to nonjurors and Jacobites.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
If Harry were apprehensive of anything at all it was only of being caught in too hot a crush.
"The Coast of Chance" by Esther Chamberlain
This fear is like the child's dread of the dark; it is not what is seen, but what is not seen that causes apprehension.
"The Psychology of Nations" by G.E. Partridge
At the subdued tone, the unexpected words, she turned to him apprehensively.
"The Mystics" by Katherine Cecil Thurston
that vast cinder wheeled unblinking
in a bath of galaxies. Watching, we traveled
toward an apprehension all but impossible
to be held onto—
"A Hermit Thrush" by Amy Clampitt
All this you knew by that which doth reside
Deeper than learning; by apprehension
Of ancient, dark, and melancholy pride;
You were a Soldier true and died as one!…
"The Last Salute" by Robert Nichols
But if no endeavour your terrors can smother,
If vainly against apprehension you strive,
Come, bury your fears in the arms of your mother;
My darling, cling close to me, I am alive."
"Nurse Green" by Charles Lamb
"Our daily bread give us," your young apprehension
May well understand is to pray for our food;
Although we ask bread, and no other thing mention,
God's bounty gives all things sufficient and good.
"On The Lord's Prayer" by Charles Lamb
Though passing apprehensions move me,
I know thou hast a noble heart;
But, Lucy, I so truly love thee,
So much admire thee as thou art,
That, but the shadow of a fear,
Wakes in my breast a pang sincere.
"Vignette - II" by Matilda Betham
Degrees we know, unknown in days before;
The light is greater, hence the shadow more;
And tantalized and apprehensive Man
Appealing--Wherefore ripen us to pain?
Seems there the spokesman of dumb Nature's
"Epilogue" by Herman Melville
The elusive wolf-dog of Pennypack Park was still on the loose Thursday, but could be closer to a safe apprehension.
Brian Francis and Keith Brissett pleaded guilty in Lehigh County Court to hindering apprehension.
Apprehension Greets Marriage Cases at Supreme Court.
Oregon School's reconfiguration plan met with some apprehension and anger .
Video released, tips sought for apprehension.
The Cook County sheriff has asked the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to investigate a prosecutor accused of pursuing an improper relationship with a teenage girl.
The country follows a 0.08-percent blood alcohol concentration guideline for the apprehension and arrest of drunk drivers.
Let's just say that the neighborhood kids are a bit apprehensive of a rather large black cat .
The brothers and sisters who file into my office have tight-lipped, apprehensive looks.
Remember when the Warriors entered this season apprehensive and hopeful at once, fingers crossed and worry lines creasing their collective face.
Meanwhile in Rome, leaders in the Italian-Libyan Jewish exile community watch such developments with a mix of apprehension and cautious optimism.
A curious but apprehensive audience has crowded into the small vaudeville theater to see the first public exhibition of movies in America.
Ryan Spearman performs ' Foolish Apprehension' for Show Me Shows + Video.
But does it overshadow the apprehension you may still have of "doing" AC in the first place.
Unlike the rest of my family, I was a little apprehensive about getting on the line.
Wardrop’s traﬃc equilibrium is strongly tied to the human apprehension of space since it is required that all travellers have enough knowledge of the transport network they use.
Transport Networks Revisited: Why Dual Graphs?
Even in cases where both students have the same incorrect response, co-construction can occur if students are unsure about their initial response and are willing to discuss their apprehensions with peers.
Effectiveness of group interaction on conceptual standardized test performance
As long as these were the only ones to appear in higher loop orders this would state no problem but the intuitive apprehension has proven to be true that for specif ic types of graphs (those with only external B and ¯B lines) the divergences rise with the order.
Gauge Theories on Deformed Spaces
But apprehension arose: No New Physics was seen, while enormous parameter space was excluded for the Higgs boson, the holy grail of LHC physics.
Some Unfinished Thoughts on Strong Yukawa Couplings
After tying a turban on one’s head to tune into the students’ mental ‘vibes’ and allow levitation to occur, a brief meditation moment is taken. The instructor, displaying much hesitation, states his/her apprehension of doing this magical feat and decides to take a bite out of an apple to relax.