Awareness and Apprehension


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Awareness noun – A state of being aware.
Usage example: while strolling in the big city, maintain an awareness of what's going on around you

Apprehension is a synonym for awareness in consciousness topic. In some cases you can use "Apprehension" instead a noun "Awareness", when it comes to topics like knowledge.
Nearby Word: aware
Synonyms for Awareness


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Apprehension noun – The knowledge gained from the process of coming to know or understand something.
Usage example: a good apprehension of how computer systems work

Awareness is a synonym for apprehension in understanding topic. You can use "Awareness" instead a noun "Apprehension".
Nearby Words: apprehend, apprehensive, apprehended, apprehensively, apprehensible
Synonyms for Apprehension

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strong strong awareness strong apprehension
great great awareness great apprehension
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Apprehension and Awareness. (2016). Retrieved 2021, July 31, from
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Apprehension or Awareness. 2016. Accessed July 31, 2021.

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