Tremulousness
Tremulous Trem"u*lous, a. [L. tremulus, fr. tremere to tremble. See {Tremble}.] 1. Shaking; shivering; quivering; as, a tremulous limb; a tremulous motion of the hand or the lips; the tremulous leaf of the poplar. [1913 Webster]

2. Affected with fear or timidity; trembling. [1913 Webster]

The tender, tremulous Christian. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] -- {Trem"u*lous*ly}, adv. -- {Trem"u*lous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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