apprehension [-s, -'s] n

see apprehend, v.

  1. Expectation; prediction; suggestion; conjecture; allusion; premonition; foreshadowing.
  2. Fear; suspicion; dread; anxiety; worry; uncertainty; mental uneasiness about the future.
  3. Belief; recognition; manifestation; perception of the presence of; acknowledgment of the existence of.
  4. Understanding; comprehension; contemplation; idea; opinion; conception; knowledge; consciousness; expectation; demand; preconceived notion.