Tremulous Definition

Trembling; quivering; palpitating.
Webster's New World
Marked by or showing trembling or quivering.
Tremulous excitement.
Webster's New World
Marked by a rapid varying between pitches or tones.
A tremulous voice.
American Heritage
Fearful; timid; timorous.
Webster's New World

Origin of Tremulous

  • From Latin tremulus, from tremō (“I shake"). Cognate to Ancient Greek τρέμω (trémō).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin tremulus from tremere to tremble

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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