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Learn a Word: Apprehension

Meaning: a fear that something bad might happen

(noun)

Divya’s mind is full of apprehension about her new journey.

Synonyms: anxiety, unease, worry

Understanding or knowledge about a subject

Maya had great apprehension about the topic of discussion.

Synonyms: comprehension, grasp

The first known use of the word is in the 14th century.

Read more about the word ‘apprehension’ from the website of Merriam Webster.

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