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apprehension -- as in: conscious apprehension is limited
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as in: conscious apprehension is limited Define
to understand or: in psychology and philosophy: immediate awareness prior to analysis and judgment
  • Apprehension precedes comprehension.
  • I was startled and thrilled with my apprehension of the painting.
  • What a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form and moving how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god!
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet  --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/What_a_piece_of_work_is_a_man(retrieved 01/01/00)
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as in: apprehension about finals Define
worry about what is to come
as in: apprehension of the criminal Define
the capture of a criminal
as in: conscious apprehension is limited Define
to understand or: in psychology and philosophy: immediate awareness prior to analysis and judgment
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