Translation of apprehension in Spanish:

apprehension

aprensión, n.

Pronunciation /aprɪˈhɛnʃ(ə)n//ˌæprəˈhɛnʃən/

noun

  • 1

    (anxiety)
    aprensión feminine
    temor masculine
    • I had some apprehensions the night before, and some concerns as they prepped me, and started to put me out.
    • I had apprehensions of going to the workshop but after day one I felt very cool and could manage things.
    • Her heart immediately picked up speed as all the fears and apprehensions from earlier in the day came back full force.
    • But the friendly, welcoming workforce soon dispelled any apprehensions that young, spotty apprentices such as I ever had.
    • And they have done it primarily by heightening and exploiting public anxieties and apprehensions.
    • And it has ever since aroused serious apprehensions and complaints from the work units and a residential community nearby.
    • When I told her of my current apprehensions she encouraged me to continue forward, acknowledging that it can be tough.
    • The presence of the security forces personnel created apprehensions among the villagers and they took refuge in a nearby ground.
    • She allowed her apprehensions to make a prisoner of her in her own home.
    • The company that has ‘all the time in the world’ had its own apprehensions before it decided to embark on this novel competition.
    • There were a lot of apprehensions about the future.
    • Some write more openly about their fears, apprehensions and emotions.
    • The complacent frivolity of its lavish mosaics suggests that the declining Roman empire had no apprehensions of imminent fall.
    • There will be no one who is able to respond sympathetically to his innermost fears and apprehensions.
    • And though this screen migration might be a good thing for some, it comes with a fair share of apprehensions, for others.
    • All these concerns, apprehensions, fears and coercions can be rationally addressed.
    • It is hard to face your fears and apprehensions; people will understand and tell you not to worry.
    • Going back to the Florida homeowner's apprehensions, her first concern was the bedroom arrangement.
    • The apprehensions of the Health Department are valid if we go for indiscriminate digging in places where there are chances for water stagnation.
    • Today's investment climate is filled with apprehensions.
  • 2formal

    (arrest)
    detención feminine
    arresto masculine
    • He should have been serving a sentence now and he has avoided apprehension.
    • There is no doubt that ultimately that may include the issue of warrants for their physical apprehension which will be executed by officers of the South Australian executive.
    • If this Court accepts that section 38 is applicable, then it is not a reasonable suspicion or reasonable grounds of apprehension giving rise to the arrest.
    • How public was the juvenile's arrest, apprehension, or the incident that landed the juvenile in the public eye?
    • A protection finding is based upon the situation that existed at the time of apprehension and not at any later date.
    • Such apprehension occurred under escort of four police officers and at which time D.C. made threats to the workers.
    • Section 18 requires an intention to do grievous bodily harm or an intent to resist or prevent the lawful apprehension or detainer or any person.
    • Southern border apprehensions are up 14 percent so far this fiscal year.
    • The range of reasonable apprehension is at times a question for the court, and at times, if varying inferences are possible a question for the jury.
    • Right now we're faced with nearly a million apprehensions by the border patrol a year.
    • His testimony takes various forms: an interview with a journalist in South America before his apprehension; memoirs and evidence at his trial.
    • Now, we say, your Honour, against us there is a frozen case based on the circumstances at apprehension.
    • A warrant of arrest issued for the accused's apprehension.
    • In the first 18 months of diversion's operation there were 2196 apprehensions in the Territory.
    • Authorities made the apprehensions for immigration law violations, not sex crimes.
    • In some places, like the Arizona desert, apprehensions are up more than 50 percent.
    • The protection finding is based upon the situation that existed at the time of apprehension and not the date of trial.
    • In the case of police dogs that propensity is put to a socially useful purpose, the apprehension of persons reasonably suspected of having committed arrestable offences.
  • 3formal

    (awareness)
    percepción feminine
    • Consciousness requires the simultaneous apprehension in one's mind of multiple sensory features pertaining to a single scene or object.
    • The bridge between the disparate realms of knowledge and faith was an intuitive mode of perception or apprehension called Ahnung.
    • Experiences are grasped through either apprehension or comprehension.
    • This helps in no way at all to prove that such experience is direct apprehension of God and helps in no way to support the existential claim ‘God exists’.
    • But the perceptions of the senses are a low form of apprehension.
    • She deprives language of its mimetic function, confining it to the site of its utterance and apprehension rather than using it as a tool to comprehend the world.
    • This attitude, understandable though it is, hinders our apprehension of reality.
    • The goal of science is the effective human apprehension and comprehension of nature.
    • The new cinema recognizes that any apprehension of the present is predicated upon an understanding of the past.
    • He hadn't seen any recognition or apprehension in her lovely eyes, but still, there had been something there…
    • The latter requires some sort of acquaintance with, or apprehension of, objects like numbers.
    • The knowledge, then, is transformed either through intention or extension and grasped either by comprehension or apprehension.
    • Because interpretation is as much grounded in emotional apprehension as it is in cognitive reflection, we interpret by default as well as by design.
    • The former is an immanent unity consisting of sensations and the perceptual apprehension.
    • It is a kind of gnosis, or direct apprehension of truth, which deepens over time and eventually reaches full maturity in the complete awakening experienced by the Buddha.
    • Wisdom is the pure non-verbal apprehension of All.
    • Poetry, music, art - these among others are vehicles that try to render the ineffable into some degree of conscious apprehension and communication.
    • In no-mind the world simply is, in it's purest state of pre-linguistic apprehension.
    • One is through sense perception and the other through a direct sort of apprehension of existence.
    • For her, the aim of painting is toward the sensate apprehension of exuberant experience.