Definition of apprehension in English:

apprehension

Line breaks: ap¦pre|hen|sion
Pronunciation: /aprɪˈhɛnʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'learning, acquisition of knowledge'): from late Latin apprehensio(n-), from apprehendere 'seize, grasp' (see apprehend).

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