APPREHENSION

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n. anxious expectation, worry, general uneasiness, or dread about a situation, event, or the future in general.

APPREHENSION: "A person experienced apprehension prior to putting his or her hand under the couch, since he or she thought that there might be spiders under there."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "APPREHENSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/apprehension/ (accessed August 7, 2022).

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