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. What that purpose was I did my best to fathom, and, as I thought, succeeded in the attempt.
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.
A vigilant watch continued to be kept upon the movements of Rose, and of such of the men as were considered doubtful in their loyalty; but nothing occurred to excite immediate apprehensions. Rose evidently was not a favorite among his comrades, and it was hoped that he had not been able to make any real partisans.
The immediate apprehensions of the kidnapper were quieted, by an assurance that he might yet live for days, though his punishment was inevitable.
I am urging the authorities to exert their best efforts for the immediate apprehension of those responsible for Judge Lacaya's death,' Bersamin said in a statement on Thursday.
I am urging authorities to exert their best efforts for the immediate apprehension of those responsible for.
Lahore High Court Bar Association and Supreme Court condemned the incident and demanded the immediate apprehension of culprits.
In scholastic philosophy, this "passive" role of apprehension corresponded to notitia intuitiva, "intuitive knowledge," defined by William of Ockham as "knowledge of such a kind that one can know by means of it whether a thing is or not." Frederick Copleston glosses Ockham's definition as "the immediate apprehension of a thing as existent, enabling the mind to form a contingent proposition concerning the existence of that thing" (Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy, vol.
Many empirical sciences study man as their object but it is man who possesses an immediate apprehension of the totality of his nature, the totality of the I." On the other hand, no properly human cognition is purely sensory.
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.