Preapprehension Pre*ap`pre*hen"sion, n. An apprehension or opinion formed before examination or knowledge. [R.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • preapprehension — index bias, inequity, preconception, predetermination, predisposition Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • preapprehension — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • preapprehension — pre·apprehension …   English syllables

  • preapprehension — (|)prē+ noun Etymology: pre + apprehension 1. : an apprehension or opinion formed before examination or knowledge : a preconceived notion 2. : a fear of some evil that may come about : foreboding …   Useful english dictionary

  • bias — bi·as / bī əs/ n: a personal and often unreasoned judgment for or against one side in a dispute: prejudice a judge disqualified because of bias Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • inequity — in·eq·ui·ty /in e kwə tē/ n pl ties: injustice; also: an instance of injustice Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • preconception — I noun anticipation, assumption, bent, bias, fixed idea, foregone conclusion, forejudgment, inclination, leaning, partiality, praeiudicata opinio, preapprehension, preconceived idea, precondusion, predetermination, preestimate, prejudgment,… …   Law dictionary

  • predetermination — I noun aim, bias, closed mindedness, conclusion beforehand, conclusion in advance, decision beforehand, decision in advance, destined lot, destiny, fate, fixed future, force of circumstances, foredoom, foregone conclusion, forejudgment,… …   Law dictionary

  • predisposition — I noun affection, appetence, appetency, appetite, aptitude, aptness, ardor, attachment, attraction, bent, bias, cast, character, desire, disposition, fancy, favor, favoritism, fondness, foregone conclusion, inclinatio, inclination, keenness,… …   Law dictionary

  • feeling — Synonyms and related words: action, affect, affection, affectional, affective, affectivity, air, ambiance, ambience, analog process, analytic, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciativeness, ardency, ardor, artistic judgment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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