Definition of tremulous in English:


Line breaks: tremu|lous
Pronunciation: /ˈtrɛmjʊləs




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  • ‘His race,’ Nichols wrote tremulously this spring, ‘is being read as a measure of the potency of progressive politics in America.’
  • Her increasing tendresse for the handsomest young officer leads to some regulation song and dance numbers, crooning, scurrying in formation around and about the countryside and melting tremulously into each other's arms.
  • We watched local farmers slowly make their way through rice terraces, and a baby goat - umbilical cord still attached - bleat for its mother while tremulously attempting to walk.


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  • The result includes anything from dry mouth, nausea, and fatigue to dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and my personal favourite, tremulousness.
  • This is no time to listen to the voices of tremulousness, indecision, compromise and fear.
  • The patient experienced muscle weakness, tremulousness, ‘hot and cold’ feelings, paresthesias, diaphoresis, shivering, and frontal lobe headache starting 24 hours after discontinuation.


early 17th century: from Latin tremulus (from tremere 'tremble') + -ous.

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