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apprehension
used in Jane Eyre

4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
apprehension of the situation
Definition
to understand

or:

in psychology and philosophy:  immediate awareness prior to analysis and judgment
  • However, I mentally shake hands with you for your answer, despite its inaccuracy; and as much for the manner in which it was said, as for the substance of the speech; the manner was frank and sincere; one does not often see such a manner: no, on the contrary, affectation, or coldness, or stupid, coarse-minded misapprehension of one's meaning are the usual rewards of candour.
    Chapter 14 (55% in)

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  • Finding my apprehensions unfounded, however, and calmed by the deep silence that reigned as evening declined at nightfall, I took confidence.
    Chapter 28 (7% in)
  • I listened too; and as I happened to be seated quite at the top of the room, I caught most of what he said: its import relieved me from immediate apprehension.
    Chapter 7 (31% in)
  • Yesterday I trusted well in Providence, and believed that events were working together for your good and mine: it was a fine day, if you recollect — the calmness of the air and sky forbade apprehensions respecting your safety or comfort on your journey.
    Chapter 25 (48% in)

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