Apprehension in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Apprehension

(rare) The physical act of seizing or taking hold of (something); seizing. | (law) The act of seizing or taking by legal process; arrest. | perception; the act of understanding using one's intellect without affirming, denying, or passing any judgment

Short Example Sentence for Apprehension

  • 1. I have great apprehension for his reason. 🔊
  • 2. He had not the slightest apprehension of their coming back. 🔊
  • 3. His apprehension seemed slowly to return to him. 🔊
  • 4. He said their apprehension was simply absurd. 🔊
  • 5. But you need be under no apprehension of danger, nor feel the slightest alarm. 🔊
  • 6. Arnold was conscious of a sense of apprehension stealing over him. 🔊
  • 7. But the feeling of dread and apprehension had not altogether left him. 🔊
  • 8. Nor did that apprehension influence any considerable number of the leaders. 🔊
  • 9. This fresh apprehension told on my health and impeded my recovery. 🔊
  • 10. The rewards offered for the apprehension of fugitive apprentices varied. 🔊
  • 11. Then he stood listening, and the apprehension in his eyes deepened. 🔊
  • 12. Therefore I think it unnecessary to have any apprehension on this score. 🔊
  • 13. But I have no apprehension that they'll do her any harm. 🔊
  • 14. The apprehension of the good Gives but the greater feeling to the worse. 🔊

How to use Apprehension in a Sentence?

  • 1. At length surprise and apprehension yielded before a gush of tenderness and love. 🔊
  • 2. No apprehension need be entertained that such settlements would remain isolated establishments. 🔊
  • 3. A sudden apprehension seized her, and she hurried into the hail and opened the front door. 🔊
  • 4. It was with a sort of apprehension that Renouard looked forward to seeing Miss Moorsom. 🔊
  • 5. Charlie seemed to have recovered from the apprehension which had caused him to obey his brother unquestioningly. 🔊
  • 6. Even with these precautions a good deal of apprehension was felt regarding the healthfulness of the sport. 🔊
  • 7. It seems impossible to get vividness of apprehension and breadth of view together in the same critic. 🔊
  • 8. Their women were with them, and they appeared to have lost all apprehension of any danger occurring from us. 🔊
  • 9. Something that made my blood run cold with a sickening apprehension of the calamity that had so nearly befallen us. 🔊
  • 10. The speaker was concealed from me by the high back of the sofa, but her apprehension was perfectly justified. 🔊
  • 11. But though he promised this to himself with feline relish, apprehension and chagrin were still working. 🔊
  • 12. He gave as a reason his apprehension of serious financial difficulties due to a demand for gold by the creditor class. 🔊
  • 13. No one revealed the slightest sign of apprehension arising from the mysterious demonstration in which nature had taken a hand. 🔊
  • 14. I did not know at first but this might be caused by apprehension of arrest; or perhaps from dread of assassination. 🔊
  • 15. I removed all hanging objects because their lurching shadows sent shivers of apprehension through me.... 🔊
  • 16. A terrible shock had sent a tremor through every nerve, and the doctor watched with painful apprehension its effect upon his reason. 🔊
  • 17. Again a feeling of apprehension came to Charley, and this time there was something of personal fear about it. 🔊
  • 18. The chamber had indeed a wild, crazy look, enough to strike any one who had read romances with apprehension and foreboding. 🔊
  • 19. Something in the face of Peter Brutus sent a chill of apprehension into the very soul of the old armourer. 🔊
  • 20. The eyes that grew bright and still danced with pleasure at his coming, were almost, a moment later, filled with apprehension as she watched him. 🔊
  • 21. There was, however, a feeling of apprehension that loomed over the city, though, but no one really gave it much thought. 🔊
  • 22. Sidney Kirkwood had risen, and advanced a step or two, as if in apprehension of harm to the girl, but his interference was unneeded. 🔊
  • 23. Her head dropt, her eye-lids nearly closed; blushing shame tingled in her cheeks, and apprehension and perturbation trembled in every limb. 🔊
  • 24. Rain had fallen in the interval, but not in such quantities as to lead to the apprehension that it had either influenced or swollen the western streams. 🔊
  • 25. So October waxed into November, and so waxed misgiving into apprehension, and apprehension into actual fear. 🔊
  • 26. That some sinners have a greater conviction of their guilt and misery than others, is because some have more light, or more of an apprehension of truth than others. 🔊