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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Failure to notice; failure to be aware of; lack of apprehension.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Lack of apprehension.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of apprehension.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She in fact appears to be indicating that her harsh criticism of the inapprehension of ordinary humans, resulting from their exclusive reliance on the senses, has been designed to keep Parmenides firmly planted on the first way of inquiry.

    Parmenides

  • These, like the over-largely lettered signs and placards of the street, escape observation by dint of being excessively obvious; and here the physical oversight is precisely analogous with the moral inapprehension by which the intellect suffers to pass unnoticed those considerations which are too obtrusively and too palpably self-evident.

    The Purloined Letter

  • Though I could not doubt the certainty of this intelligence, I believed there was some inapprehension in the case; and, without taking any notice of it, told Mr. Marmozet the answer I had been favoured with; and he promised to ask Mr. Vandal the question proposed.

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • Dimly, through a fog of disinterested inapprehension, I realized that -- with the exception of the _plantons_ and, of course,

    The Enormous Room

  • These, like the over-largely lettered signs and placards of the streets, escape observation by dint of being excessively obvious; and here the physical oversight is precisely analogous with the moral inapprehension by which the intellect suffers to pass unnoticed those considerations which are too obtrusively and too palpably self-evident.

    The Purloined Letter

  • He paled a little, and sucked his lip, his eyes wandering to the girl, who stood in stolid inapprehension of what was being said.

    Saint Martin's Summer

  • He stared at her a moment in blank inapprehension; then a deep blush came burning into his face.

    Mary Wollaston

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