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trepidation

Saltos de línea: trepi|da¦tion
Pronunciación: /ˌtrɛpɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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Definición de trepidation en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1A feeling of fear or anxiety about something that may happen: the men set off in fear and trepidation
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For from some deep reaches of my soul, an icy cold fear and trepidation had exploded upward.
  • Selling a property in this country can be a fraught business, full of fear and trepidation and attended by frustration and delay at every point.
  • This he did, in fear and trepidation, taking with him two other church workers who were accompanying him.
Sinónimos
British nerviness
informal butterflies, jitteriness, the jitters, a cold sweat, a blue funk, the heebie-jeebies, the willies, the shakes, the yips, the jim-jams, collywobbles, cold feet
British informal the (screaming) abdabs/habdabs
Australian rhyming slang Joe Blakes

Origen

late 15th century: from Latin trepidatio(n-), from trepidare 'be agitated, tremble', from trepidus 'alarmed'.

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