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.
Syria's non-Sunnis have historically lived in apprehension of what the Sunnis might do to them.
And despite early jitters, she felt only “a kind of apprehension, but not real fear,” she told The Daily Beast.
The camp was broken up in haste and apprehension, and the march resumed.
It is the result of apprehension and misapprehension, and bred of race-fear.
But there was an apprehension to disturb the tenor of his thoughts, and fall heavily upon his official capacity.
It was sufficient for him that in her apprehension she had turned to him.
Something in the seriousness of his manner drew a quick look of apprehension over the other's face.
"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.