Shuddered
Shudder Shud"der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Shuddered};p. pr. & vb. n. {Shuddering}.] [OE. shoderen, schuderen; akin to LG. schuddern, D. schudden to shake, OS. skuddian, G. schaudern to shudder, sch["u]tteln to shake, sch["u]tten to pour, to shed, OHG. scutten, scuten, to shake.] To tremble or shake with fear, horrer, or aversion; to shiver with cold; to quake. ``With shuddering horror pale.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The shuddering tennant of the frigid zone. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shuddered — shud·der || ʃʌdÉ™(r) n. trembling movement, quiver, shiver v. tremble, shake, shiver, quiver …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shudder — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ little, slight, small, tiny ▪ deep, great, violent ▪ involuntary …   Collocations dictionary

  • shudder — shud|der1 [ˈʃʌdə US ər] v [Date: 1100 1200; Origin: Probably from [i]Middle Low German schoderen or Middle Dutch shuderen] 1.) to shake for a short time because you are afraid or cold, or because you think something is very unpleasant ▪ Maria… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shudder — [[t]ʃʌ̱də(r)[/t]] shudders, shuddering, shuddered 1) VERB If you shudder, you shake with fear, horror, or disgust, or because you are cold. [V prep/adv] Lloyd had urged her to eat caviar. She had shuddered at the thought... [V prep/adv] Elaine… …   English dictionary

  • shudder — I UK [ˈʃʌdə(r)] / US [ˈʃʌdər] verb [intransitive] Word forms shudder : present tense I/you/we/they shudder he/she/it shudders present participle shuddering past tense shuddered past participle shuddered * a) if you shudder, your body suddenly… …   English dictionary

  • shudder at — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms shudder at : present tense I/you/we/they shudder at he/she/it shudders at present participle shuddering at past tense shuddered at past participle shuddered at shudder at something to be shocked by something… …   English dictionary

  • φρικτά — φρικτός to be shuddered at neut nom/voc/acc pl φρικτά̱ , φρικτός to be shuddered at fem nom/voc/acc dual φρικτά̱ , φρικτός to be shuddered at fem nom/voc sg (doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • φρικτότερον — φρικτός to be shuddered at adverbial comp φρικτός to be shuddered at masc acc comp sg φρικτός to be shuddered at neut nom/voc/acc comp sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • shudder at — ˈshudder at [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they shudder at he/she/it shudders at present participle shuddering at past tense shuddered at …   Useful english dictionary

  • mention — I n. 1) to make mention of 2) to deserve mention 3) honorable mention (conferred in a contest for an accomplishment of merit that does not win a prize) 4) at the mention (at the very mention of his name I shuddered) II v. 1) (B) she mentioned the …   Combinatory dictionary

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