immediate apprehension


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Noun1.immediate apprehension - immediate intuitive awareness
intuition - instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
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I listened too; and as I happened to be seated quite at the top of the room, I caught most of what he said: its import relieved me from immediate apprehension.
At the rate I was going it would be but a moment before I should be quite abreast the thing; nor was it long before I came to a sudden stop in soft snow, upon which the sun was shining, not twenty paces from the object of my most immediate apprehension.
Probably because he had some ulterior purpose to serve, which would have been thwarted by my immediate apprehension.
Indignation, the sense of moral insecurity engendered by such a treacherous proceeding joined to the immediate apprehension of a broken neck, would, in the colloquial phrase, put him in a state.
Such derision appears to be fueled primarily by the suggestion, evidently endorsed by traditional rationalists such as Plato and Descartes, that intuition is a kind of direct, immediate apprehension akin to perception.
The Church of England, in particular, seems to be trapped by a prosaic approach to liturgy that emphasises immediate apprehension, and is borne of a fear of subtle and diverse meanings, resulting in superficial and simplistic allusions to the Biblical text.
The Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) condemned the attack and called for the immediate apprehension of the assailants.
We try to find a balance between the need for immediate apprehension and the safety of the entire motoring public.