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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: apprehension(0.01759 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to apprehension.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: fearful expectation or anticipation; “the student looked
around the examination room with apprehension” [syn: apprehensiveness,
2: the cognitive condition of someone who understands; “he has
virtually no understanding of social cause and effect”
[syn: understanding, discernment, savvy]
3: painful expectation [syn: misgiving]
4: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a
criminal); “the policeman on the beat got credit for the
collar” [syn: arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody
English → English (gcide)
Apprehension \Ap`pre*hen"sion\, n. [L. apprehensio: cf. F.
appr['e]hension. See Apprehend.]
1. The act of seizing or taking hold of; seizure; as, the
hand is an organ of apprehension. --Sir T. Browne.
2. The act of seizing or taking by legal process; arrest; as,
the felon, after his apprehension, escaped.
3. The act of grasping with the intellect; the contemplation
of things, without affirming, denying, or passing any
judgment; intellection; perception.
Simple apprehension denotes no more than the soul's
naked intellection of an object. --Glanvill.
4. Opinion; conception; sentiment; idea.
Note: In this sense, the word often denotes a belief, founded
on sufficient evidence to give preponderation to the
mind, but insufficient to induce certainty; as, in our
apprehension, the facts prove the issue.
To false, and to be thought false, is all one in
respect of men, who act not according to truth,
but apprehension. --South.
5. The faculty by which ideas are conceived; understanding;
as, a man of dull apprehension.
6. Anticipation, mostly of things unfavorable; distrust or
fear at the prospect of future evil.
After the death of his nephew Caligula, Claudius was
in no small apprehension for his own life.
Syn: Apprehension, Alarm.
Usage: Apprehension springs from a sense of danger when
somewhat remote, but approaching; alarm arises from
danger when announced as near at hand. Apprehension is
calmer and more permanent; alarm is more agitating and