trembling

Definition of trembling

adjective:

  • vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze; "a quaking bog", "the quaking child asked for more", "quivering leaves of a poplar tree", "with shaking knees", "seemed shaky on her feet", "sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier", "trembling hands". Synonyms: shaky, shivering.

noun:

verb:

  • move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways; "His hands were trembling when he signed the document". Synonyms: tremble.

Related words

palpitate, quake, quiver, shiver, shudder, thrill, throb, tremolo, tremor.

Rhymes with trembling

assembling.

More information about trembling

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • trembling is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 14 points
  • trembling is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 14 points
  • trembling is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 19 points
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