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Meaning of TREMULOUS

Pronunciation:  'tremyulus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear; "the old lady's quavering voice"; "spoke timidly in a tremulous voice"
 

TREMULOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: quavering, unsteady
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trem"u*lous\, a. [L. tremulus, fr. tremere to
tremble. See {Tremble}.]
1. Shaking; shivering; quivering; as, a tremulous limb; a
   tremulous motion of the hand or the lips; the tremulous
   leaf of the poplar.

2. Affected with fear or timidity; trembling.

         The tender, tremulous Christian.      --Dr. H. More.
   -- {Trem"u*lous*ly}, adv. -- {Trem"u*lous*ness}, n.



 

 

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