Usage examples for apprehension

  1. As she felt the touch of my hand and heard the sound of my voice, I thought I saw a look of surprise, apprehension and hesitation in her eyes. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  2. This was doubtless the result of his accurate apprehension of his relation to the country. – From the Easy Chair, series 2 by George William Curtis
  3. A sudden look of apprehension in the man's eyes seemed to suggest that he at least understood. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  4. Thank Heaven, I think there is not the slightest cause for apprehension. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  5. And worse than all, to her apprehension, neither her husband nor her guest had noticed her silence. – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  6. As Blackmore was noted for his mastery of the " lining" game, however, we had no apprehension of trouble in this department. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  7. The suggestion it conveyed gave Skinner a touch of apprehension. – Skinner's Dress Suit by Henry Irving Dodge
  8. Indeed there appeared to be good cause for his apprehension, for the Sea Eagle was falling like a stone flung into space. – The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune by Wilbur Lawton
  9. Anger had gone from his manner; instead there was a pallor of apprehension in the clean- cut face. – The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle
  10. But he is satisfied that there is no just cause for such an apprehension. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  11. He had therefore but little apprehension for his rear. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  12. My husband is looking forward to the approaching time with great apprehension. – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus
  13. Henry had heard the exclamation as well as I. To my surprise, it appeared to bring him annoyance or apprehension rather than amusement. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  14. There was no answer; which caused Frank a vague feeling of apprehension. – The Boy Aviators in Africa by Captain Wilbur Lawton
  15. An atmosphere of apprehension prevailed about the table. – Garrick's Pupil by Auguston Filon
  16. He stared into the room without care or apprehension, and then dropped again out of the reach of the light. – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  17. And yet my apprehension increased. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  18. Your husband's case will have consideration, but I scarcely fancy he need have any great apprehension, and I must try to make you comfortable in the meanwhile. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  19. The Celebrity lost his resentment; apprehension took its place. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. We have so conducted ourselves that not one person in our home has the smallest apprehension of the truth. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall