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apprehension
used in Northanger Abbey

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apprehension of the situation
Definition
to understand

or:

in psychology and philosophy:  immediate awareness prior to analysis and judgment
  • He might be jealous of her brother as a rival, but if more had seemed implied, the fault must have been in her misapprehension.
    Chapter 19 (22% in)

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  • The Thorpes spent the last evening of Catherine's stay in Pulteney Street, and nothing passed between the lovers to excite her uneasiness, or make her quit them in apprehension.
    Chapter 19 (95% in)
  • The middle seat of the chaise was not drawn out, though there were three people to go in it, and his daughter's maid had so crowded it with parcels that Miss Morland would not have room to sit; and, so much was he influenced by this apprehension when he handed her in, that she had some difficulty in saving her own new writing-desk from being thrown out into the street.
    Chapter 20 (18% in)
  • Catherine, recollecting herself, grew ashamed of her eagerness, and began earnestly to assure him that her attention had been fixed without the smallest apprehension of really meeting with what he related.
    Chapter 20 (76% in)
  • Such ease and such delights made her love the place and the people more and more every day; and had it not been for a dread of its soon becoming expedient to leave the one, and an apprehension of not being equally beloved by the other, she would at each moment of each day have been perfectly happy; but she was now in the fourth week of her visit; before the general came home, the fourth week would be turned, and perhaps it might seem an intrusion if she stayed much longer.
    Chapter 28 (5% in)
  • It was not three months ago since, wild with joyful expectation, she had there run backwards and forwards some ten times a day, with an heart light, gay, and independent; looking forward to pleasures untasted and unalloyed, and free from the apprehension of evil as from the knowledge of it.
    Chapter 29 (78% in)

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