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trepidation

Pronunciation: /ˌtrepəˈdeɪʃən; ˌtrepɪˈdeɪʃən/

Translation of trepidation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [formal] (fear) temor (masculine) [formal], miedo (masculine); (worry, anxiety) inquietud (feminine) I entered his office in o with trepidation entré atemorizado en su oficina I must confess to some trepidation about the outcome tengo que reconocer que estoy muy preocupado or inquieto por lo que pueda pasar
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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