[ap-ri-hen-shuh n] /ˌæp rɪˈhɛn ʃən/
anticipation of adversity or misfortune; suspicion or fear of future trouble or evil.
the faculty or act of or understanding; perception on a direct and immediate level.
acceptance of or receptivity to information without passing judgment on its validity, often without complete comprehension.
a view, opinion, or idea on any subject.
the act of arresting; seizure:
Police apprehension of the burglar was aided by two alert teenagers.
fear or anxiety over what may happen
the act of capturing or arresting
the faculty of comprehending; understanding
a notion or conception
“perception, comprehension,” late 14c., from Old French apprehension or directly from Latin apprehensionem (nominative apprehensio), noun of action from past participle stem of apprehendere (see apprehend). Sense of “seizure on behalf of authority” is 1570s; that of “anticipation” (usually with dread) is recorded from c.1600.
[uh-kwat-ik, uh-kwot-] /əˈkwæt ɪk, əˈkwɒt-/ adjective 1. of, in, or pertaining to water. 2. living or growing in water: aquatic plant life. 3. taking place or practiced on or in water: aquatic sports. noun 4. an aquatic plant or animal. 5. aquatics, sports practiced on or in water. /əˈkwætɪk; əˈkwɒt-/ adjective 1. growing, living, or […]
[ahr-bi-trer-ee] /ˈɑr bɪˌtrɛr i/ adjective 1. subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one’s discretion: an arbitrary decision. 2. decided by a judge or arbiter rather than by a law or statute. 3. having unlimited power; uncontrolled or unrestricted by law; despotic; tyrannical: an arbitrary government. 4. capricious; unreasonable; unsupported: an […]
[ahr-gyoo-uh-buh l] /ˈɑr gyu ə bəl/ adjective 1. susceptible to debate, challenge, or doubt; questionable: Whether this is the best plan of action or not is arguable. 2. susceptible to being supported by convincing or persuasive argument: Admirers agree that it is arguable he is the finest pianist of his generation. /ˈɑːɡjʊəbəl/ adjective 1. capable […]
[ahr-gyuh-men-tuh-tiv] /ˌɑr gyəˈmɛn tə tɪv/ adjective 1. fond of or given to and dispute; disputatious; contentious: The law students were an unusually argumentative group. 2. of or characterized by ; controversial: an argumentative attitude toward political issues. 3. Law. or containing suggesting that a certain fact tends toward a certain conclusion. /ˌɑːɡjʊˈmɛntətɪv/ adjective 1. given […]