Synonyms for Apprehension:


chill, scare. horror, breathalyze, apprehend, fearfulness, funk, Breath Test, cold feet, trepidation, bounty hunter, book, body search. bust, pickup, law. grasp, hold, knowledge, grip, comprehension. anxiety, fear (noun)
dread, apprehensiveness, misgiving, alarm, suspicion, trepidation, foreboding.
apprehension (noun)
misgiving, catch, apprehensiveness, discernment, dread, taking into custody, collar, pinch, savvy, arrest, understanding.
arrest (noun)
capture (noun)
appropriation, arrest, seizure, abduction, capture, occupation, acquisition, confiscation.
catching and arresting (noun)
capture, seizure, detention.
expectation (noun)
expectancy, apprehensiveness, suspense, envisioning, foreboding, contemplation, worriment, pessimism, expectation, uncertainty.
fear (noun)
cowardice, fright, terror, angst, fear, agitation, alarm, spinelessness, anxiety, intimidation, timidity, faintheartedness, dread.
feeling (noun)
apprehensiveness, dread.
foreboding (noun)
taking into custody (noun)
uncertainty (noun)
understanding (noun)
grasp, perception, perspicacity, knowledge, comprehension.

Other synonyms:

detention, fearfulness, body search, breathalyze, scare, Breath Test, cold feet, bounty hunter. chill, pickup, horror, apprehend. funk. grip. book.

Usage examples for apprehension

  1. Then, still quivering with an apprehension she would not own, she mounted and rode away to the surgeon's bungalow. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  2. Mrs. Woods saw them with secret fear, and the master with apprehension – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  3. She breathed, after a hesitation that was full of troubled apprehension Bough." – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves