Soon Arab-American and Muslim-American groups joined in expressing their apprehension.
“In the back of our minds, there has always been an apprehension,” he said.
A second of apprehension, perhaps, when they step down on Libyan soil.
"perception, comprehension," late 14c., from Old French apprehension or directly from Latin apprehensionem (nominative apprehensio), noun of action from past participle stem of apprehendere (see apprehend). Sense of "seizure on behalf of authority" is 1570s; that of "anticipation" (usually with dread) is recorded from c.1600.