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apprehension

519 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ˌapɹɪhˈɛnʃən], [ˌapɹɪhˈɛnʃən], [ˌa_p_ɹ_ɪ_h_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n]
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Synonyms for Apprehension:

capture (noun)

abduction, acquisition, appropriation, arrest, capture, confiscation, occupation, seizure.

expectance (noun)

anticipation, assumption, deduction, envisagement, expectance, foreknowledge, preparedness, presumption, presupposition, readiness, suspicion.

expectation (noun)

anxiety, apprehensiveness, contemplation, dread, envisioning, expectancy, expectation, fear, foreboding, pessimism, suspense, uncertainty, worriment.

fear (noun)

agitation, alarm, angst, cowardice, faintheartedness, fright, intimidation, spinelessness, terror, timidity.

Other synonyms and related words:

Arrestment, Hear, Intellectuality, Misdoubt, Nervosity, Percipience, Providence, abhorrence, ablation, abreption, absorb, abstract idea, abstraction, acknowledge, acquaintance, acroamatics, acute, ademption, admit, adrolepsy, affright, afraid, agita, agreement, alertness, alive, alive to, all-overs, anguish, antipathy, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious, anxious anticipation, anxious concern, anxiousness, apperception, appreciation, apprehend, apprehensive, approximation, apt, arch, archetype, argute, arrestation, arresting, astute, attention, attitude, aversion, awake, awareness, awe, bad vibes, bashfulness, belief, boding, boggle, book, booking, brainy, breathalyze, bright, bugbear, bust, butterflies, caliber, calibrate, calibre, cankerworm of care, canny, capacity, caption, care, catch, catching, caution, cautiousness, changeable, charge, chariness, check, chill, choker, circumspection, clairvoyance, clarify, clear-headed, clever, cliff-hanging, clue, cognition, cognizance, cognizant, cognoscence, cold feet, collar, collaring, collywobbles, command, committal, comprehend, comprehension, compunction, conceit, concept, conception, conceptualization, concern, concerned, concernment, conclusion, confidence, conscience, consciousness, consideration, consternation, construction, correct judgment, coup, cravenness, cunning, deductive power, deglutaking, deglutition, deprehension, detain, detection, detention, detestation, diffidence, disbelief, discern, discerning, discernment, discomfort, discover, disheartenment, disinclination, dislike, dismay, disquiet, disquietude, distaste, distinguish, distress, distrust, distrustfulness, disturbance, dog collar, doubt, doubtfulness, dragnet, dubiety, dubiousness, edginess, eidolon, emergency, enlist, enter, erratic, erudition, esemplastic power, estimate, estimation, excitement, execration, exigency, expectant waiting, experience, expropriation, eye, faith, familiarity, fancy, far-sightedness, farsighted, fear and trembling, fearful, fearfulness, feel, feeling, feeze, fickle, fidgety, find, fingerprint, forcible seizure, forebodingness, foresight, forethought, formative notion, fret one's gizzard, fretful, fretfulness, funk, funny feeling, gather, grab, grabbing, grasp, grip, guess, guiding conception, half-belief, halt, handle, hatred, haul, heebie-jeebies, hesitation, hint, hitch, hold, hopefulness, horror, hunch, hysteria, idea, ideal, ideation, identify, image, imago, imbibe, impression, imprison, imprisonment, inkling, inquietude, insecure, insight, integrative power, intellect, intellection, intellectual grasp, intellectual object, intellectual power, intellectualism, intelligence, intelligence quotient, intelligent, interpret, interpretation, intimation, intuition, irresolution, jitters, judgement, judgment, jumpiness, keen, ken, kidnapping, kindly, knowing, knowledge, latch onto, learn, leash, leeriness, light, loathing, malaise, mastery, match, memory trace, mental age, mental capacity, mental grasp, mental image, mental impression, mental ratio, mentality, mind, misgiving, mistrust, mistrustfulness, mite, mother wit, nab, nabbing, native wit, neckband, needle-witted, nerve, nerves, nervous, nervous strain, nervous tension, nervousness, netting, nimble-witted, notice, notion, observation, opinion, organizing conception, overanxiety, painful expectation, pang, panic, pas si bete, penetrating, perceive, perception, perceptiveness, personal judgment, perspective, perspicacious, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, perturbation, phobia, picking up, pickup, picture, piercing, pinch, pins and needles, point unsettled, position, possession, power grab, power of mind, precaution, precognition, prehension, premonition, prenotion, prensation, presage, presentiment, prevision, privity, prudence, pucker, pull-in, pull-over, purview, qualm, qualmishness, qualms, queasiness, question, quick, quick-witted, rap, rational meaning, rationality, reaction, reading, realization, realize, reason, reasoning power, recept, reception, recognition, recognize, reflection, regard, regulative principle, reliance, reluctance, representation, repugnance, reservation, restive, restless, restlessness, restraint, revulsion, round-up, running in, sagacity, sanity, savvy, scepticism, scholarship, scope of mind, scruple, scrupulousness, second thought, second thoughts, see, seizure of power, self-doubt, sense, sensibility, sensitivity, sentiment, shadow of doubt, shaky, sharp, sharp- eyed, shock, shrewd, sight, sinking feeling, skepticalness, skepticism, snatching, solicitude, soupcon, speck, statement, stew, stop, stoppage, strain, stress, subtraction, suggestion, supposition, suspect, suspiciousness, sympathy, taking, taking food, taking into custody, taste, tenseness, tension, theory, think, thinking, thinking power, thought, timid, total skepticism, touch, trauma, tremor, trepidation, trouble, trust, tweak, twinge, unbelief, understand, understanding, understandingly, unease, uneasiness, uneasy, unpeaceful, unpredictable, unquiet, unquietness, unsettled, unsound, unstable, unsureness, upset, uptake, usurpation, vexation, view, vigilance, waiting, want of confidence, wariness, watchfulness, way of thinking, whim-whams, wide-awake, willies, wisdom, wit, withdrawal, wobble, worried, worry, zeal.

Rhymes for Apprehension:

  1. tension, pension, mention;
  2. dimension, convention, contention, detention, attention, suspension, prevention, pretension, dissension, invention, ascension, retention, extension;
  3. condescension, hypotension, hypertension, comprehension;
  4. misapprehension;

Quotes for Apprehension:

  1. Some other faculty than the intellect is necessary for the apprehension of reality. Henri Bergson.
  2. A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding. Isaac Newton.
  3. As a father and grandfather, I have witnessed firsthand the joy of new life entering the world. I know the pain and apprehension that goes along with premature births and birth defects. Solomon Ortiz.
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