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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. apprehension: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. apprehension: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. apprehension: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. apprehension: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. apprehension: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. apprehension: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Apprehension, apprehension: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. apprehension: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. apprehension: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. apprehension: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. apprehension: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. apprehension: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. apprehension: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. apprehension: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. apprehension: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Apprehension (fear), Apprehension (film), Apprehension (understanding), Apprehension: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Apprehension: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. apprehension: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. apprehension: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Apprehension: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. apprehension: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Apprehension: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  23. apprehension: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. apprehension: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. apprehension: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. apprehension: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. apprehension: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. APPREHENSION: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. apprehension: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. APPREHENSION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  2. apprehension: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. apprehension: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Apprehension: Merck Manuals [home, info]
  2. apprehension: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Apprehension: University of Maryland Glossary of Medical Terms [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. apprehension: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (apprehension)

noun:  the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
noun:  painful expectation
noun:  fearful expectation or anticipation ("The student looked around the examination room with apprehension")
noun:  the cognitive condition of someone who understands

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Phrases that include apprehension:   span of apprehension, apprehension of danger, reasonable apprehension of bias more...

Words similar to apprehension:   dread, apprehensiveness, arrest, catch, collar, discernment, misgiving, pinch, savvy, understanding, alarm, taking into custody, more...

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