What does trembling mean?

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trem·bling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitationadjective

    a shaky motion

    "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"

  2. shaky, shivering, tremblingadjective

    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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trembling

    of Tremble

  2. Tremblingadjective

    shaking; tottering; quivering

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trembling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trembling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of trembling in a Sentence

  1. Epictetus:

    Tell me where I can escape death: discover for me the country, show me the men to whom I must go, whom death does not visit. Discover to me a charm against death. If I have not one, what do you wish me to do? I cannot escape from death, but shall I die lamenting and trembling? . . . Therefore if I am able to change externals according to my wish, I change them: but if I cannot, I am ready to tear the eyes out of him who hinders me.

  2. Jeremy Collins:

    He was standing there and I came and stood right next to him, and for some reason turned. In my mind's eye I stripped off the beard, and saw the Foreign Service officer I had seen in Washington, D.C. I just impulsively said, 'You're Brad Bishop, aren't you?' And he began trembling and shaking and said 'Oh God, no' and turned around. I have no doubt it was him.

  3. Kevin Robello:

    I don't have words to express, just my pain, my tears, my heart pounding harder and my body trembling.

  4. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    There is a steep and lofty wall, Where my warders trembling stand, He who at speed shall ride round its height, For him shall be my hand.

  5. Keiko Fujimori:

    He feels sorry for them, he's trembling, my hand will not waver! I'm going to be firm with criminals!

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