tremor
noun Etymology: Middle English tremour, from Anglo-French tremor, from Latin, from tremere Date: 14th century 1. a. a trembling or shaking usually from physical weakness, emotional stress, or disease b. nervous excitement <
the exhibit caused a tremor in the artistic community
>
2. a quivering or vibratory motion; especially a discrete small movement following or preceding a major seismic event 3. a. a feeling of uncertainty or insecurity <
a tremor of hesitation
>
b. a cause of such a feeling

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