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 Sentences of apprehension
Definition:
n. fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; act of seizing or capturing; understanding
Example:
His nervous glances at the passersby on the deserted street revealed his apprehension.
Sentence in Classic:
The first step in the direction of beauty is to understand the frame and scope of the imagination, to comprehend the act itself of esthetic apprehension.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
There was nothing cheerful and joyous in the feeling; on the contrary, it was a new torture of apprehension.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At Grunth also some apprehension and alarm could be felt, but the nearer Prince Andrew came to the French lines the more confident was the appearance of our troops.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As slumber gradually stole upon me, I heard the wind howling out at sea and coming on across the flat so fiercely, that I had a lazy apprehension of the great deep rising in the night.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
As I walked on to the hotel, I felt that a dread, much exceeding the mere apprehension of a painful or disagreeable recognition, made me tremble.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
She was not, indeed, withheld by the same considerations as her agreeable friend; for, having recently removed into the neighborhood of Field Lane from the remote but genteel suburb of Ratcliffe, she was not under the same apprehension of being recognised by any of her numerous acquaintances.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Her eyes sought his once more, and she smiled inwardly at the tinge of apprehension that she read in them.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
In a thousand ways he smoothed for me the path of knowledge and made the most abstruse inquiries clear and facile to my apprehension.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Her wrinkled black face was a study in anger and apprehension and her lip was pushed out farther than Scarlett could ever remember.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
My greatest apprehension was for mine eyes, which I should have infallibly lost, if I had not suddenly thought of an expedient.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
On the present occasion, he had an instinctive apprehension of the fiery temper of the Saxon, and saw the danger that the reckless and presumptuous spirit, of which his companion had already given so many proofs, might at length produce some disagreeable explosion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context