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Noun apprehension has 4 senses
- apprehension, apprehensiveness, dread - fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"
--1 is a kind of fear, fearfulness, fright
--1 has particulars:
- understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy - the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
--2 is a kind of knowing
--2 has particulars:
- apprehension, misgiving - painful expectation
--3 is a kind of expectation, outlook, prospect
- apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
--4 is a kind of capture, gaining control, seizure