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tremulous

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trem=u=lous

CIDE DICTIONARY

tremulousa. [L. tremulus, fr. tremere to tremble. See Tremble.].
  •  Shaking; shivering; quivering; as, a tremulous limb; a tremulous motion of the hand or the lips; the tremulous leaf of the poplar.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Affected with fear or timidity; trembling.  [1913 Webster]
    "The tender, tremulous Christian."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

tremulous, adj.
1 trembling or quivering (in a tremulous voice).
2 (of a line etc.) drawn by a tremulous hand.
3 timid or vacillating.

Derivative
tremulously adv. tremulousness n.
Etymology
L tremulus f. tremere tremble

THESAURUS

tremulous

afraid, agitated, aguish, all shook up, all-overish, anxious, aquiver, aspen, bashful, blurred, breathy, chattering, choked, choking, cowardly, croaking, diffident, doubtful, drawling, drawly, dysphonic, faltering, fearful, fearing, fearsome, fidgeting, fidgety, fluttery, frightened, goosy, guttural, harsh, hawking, hesitant, hoarse, in a quiver, in fear, inarticulate, indistinct, jittery, jumpy, lisping, mispronounced, mousy, muzzy, nasal, nervous, palpitating, palsied, quaking, quavering, quavery, quivering, quivery, rabbity, scared, scary, shaking, shaky, shivering, shivery, shook up, shrinking, shuddering, shy, skittery, skittish, snuffling, startlish, stifled, strangled, succussatory, succussive, thick, throaty, timid, timorous, trembling, trembly, tremulant, trepidant, trigger-happy, twangy, twitchy, twittery, unsteady, unsure, velar, vibrating, wavering, wobbly, worried

ROGET THESAURUS

tremulous

Stammering

N stammering, inarticulateness, stammering, hesitation, impediment in one's speech, titubancy, traulism, whisper, lisp, drawl, tardiloquence, nasal tone, nasal accent, twang, falsetto, broken voice, broken accents, broken sentences, brogue, slip of the tongue, lapsus linouae, stammering, inarticulate, guttural, nasal, tremulous, affected, sotto voce.

Irresolution

N irresolution, infirmity of purpose, indecision, indetermination, undetermination, unsettlement, uncertainty, demur, suspense, hesitating, hesitation, hesitancy, vacillation, changeableness, fluctuation, alternation, caprice, fickleness, levity, legerete, pliancy, weakness, timidity, cowardice, half measures, waverer, ass between two bundles of hay, shuttlecock, butterfly, wimp, doughface, irresolute, infirm of purpose, double-minded, half-hearted, undecided, unresolved, undetermined, shilly-shally, fidgety, tremulous, hesitating, off one's balance, at a loss, vacillating, unsteady, unsteadfast, fickle, without ballast, capricious, volatile, frothy, light, lightsome, light-minded, giddy, fast and loose, weak, feeble-minded, frail, timid, wimpish, wimpy, cowardly, dough-faced, facile, pliant, unable to say 'no', easy-going revocable, reversible, irresolutely, irresolved, irresolvedly, in faltering accents, off and on, from pillar to post, seesaw, Int, how happy could I be with either!.

Fear

N fear, timidity, diffidence, want of confidence, apprehensiveness, fearfulness, solicitude, anxiety, care, apprehension, misgiving, feeze, mistrust, suspicion, qualm, hesitation, nervousness, restlessness, inquietude, disquietude, worry, concern, batophobia, heartquake, flutter, trepidation, fear and trembling, perturbation, tremor, quivering, shaking, trembling, throbbing heart, palpitation, ague fit, cold sweat, abject fear, mortal funk, heartsinking, despondency, despair, fright, affright, affrightment, boof alarm, dread, awe, terror, horror, dismay, consternation, panic, scare, stampede (of horses), intimidation, terrorism, reign of terror, bug bear, bugaboo, scarecrow, hobgoblin, nightmare, Gorgon, mormo, ogre, Hurlothrumbo, raw head and bloody bones, fee-faw-fum, bete noire, enfant terrible, alarmist, fearing, frightened, in fear, in a fright, haunted with the fear of, afeard, afraid, fearful, timid, timorous, nervous, diffident, coy, faint- hearted, tremulous, shaky, afraid of one's shadow, apprehensive, restless, fidgety, more frightened than hurt, aghast, awe-stricken, horror-stricken, terror-stricken, panic- stricken, awestruck, awe-stricken, horror-struck, frightened to death, white as a sheet, pale, pale as a ghost, pale as death, pale as ashes, breathless, in hysterics, inspiring fear, alarming, formidable, redoubtable, perilous, portentous, fearful, dread, dreadful, fell, dire, direful, shocking, terrible, terrific, tremendous, horrid, horrible, horrific, ghastly, awful, awe-inspiring, revolting, Gorgonian, in terrorem, Int, angels and ministers of grace defend us!, ante tubam trepidat, horresco referens, one's heart failing one, obstupui steteruntque comae et vox faucibus haesit, a dagger of the mind, expertus metuit, fain would I climb but that I fear to fall, fear is the parent of cruelty, Gorgons and hydras and chimeras dire, omnia tuta timens, our fears do make us traitors.


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