apprehension of danger

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  • appréhension — [ apreɑ̃sjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1265; lat. apprehensio ♦ Action d appréhender. 1 ♦ Vx Fait de saisir par l esprit. ⇒ compréhension. « L appréhension, je l ai lente et embrouillée » (Montaigne). Philos. Opération par laquelle l esprit atteint un objet de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Apprehension — Ap pre*hen sion, n. [L. apprehensio: cf. F. appr[ e]hension. See {Apprehend}.] 1. The act of seizing or taking hold of; seizure; as, the hand is an organ of apprehension. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of seizing or taking by legal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apprehension — ap·pre·hen·sion /ˌa pri hen chən/ n: arrest Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. apprehension …   Law dictionary

  • Danger — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Danger >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 danger danger peril insecurity jeopardy risk hazard venture precariousness slipperiness Sgm: N 1 instability instability &c. 149 Sgm: N 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • Appréhension — Peur Écarquillement des yeux dû à la peur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • apprehension — /ap ri hen sheuhn/, n. 1. anticipation of adversity or misfortune; suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil. 2. the faculty or act of apprehending, esp. intuitive understanding; perception on a direct and immediate level. 3. acceptance of or… …   Universalium

  • appréhension — nf., apréhinchon (Villards Thônes), krinta <crainte> (Albanais). A1) saisie, perception, (de la réalité par l esprit) : fasson d appréhension konyaitre // konprêdre // aproshî nf., ko nsansa (001). B1) v. , avoir de l appréhension =>… …   Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • danger — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Exposure to injury Nouns 1. danger, peril, jeopardy, risk, hazard, threat, adventure, insecurity, precariousness, slipperiness; Russian roulette (see chance). 2. (vulnerability to danger) exposure,… …   English dictionary for students

  • apprehension — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fear, anxiety; arrest, seizure; understanding. See knowledge, restraint, expectation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Foreboding] Syn. trepidation, dread, misgiving; see anxiety , fear 2 . 2. [Understanding]… …   English dictionary for students

  • sense of danger — index apprehension (fear) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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