What does trembling mean?

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trem·bling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation(adj)

    a shaky motion

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

  2. shaky, shivering, trembling(adj)

    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. Trembling(adj)

    shaking; tottering; quivering

How to pronounce trembling?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say trembling in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Marina Abramovi?:

    Even if I say I'm not afraid of dying, that's not true, every time the plane is trembling I start writing testament.

  3. Kristine Sydney:

    The joy of seeing her. My body can’t even contain it. I’m trembling, not because I’m nervous, but I’m so very, very happy.

  4. Virginia:

    If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.

  5. Giacomo Puccini:

    How the stars shone. How sweet the earth smelled. The orchard gate creaked, and a footstep pressed on the sand. And she entered, fragrant as a flower, and fell into my arms. Oh, sweet kisses, lingering caresses. Slowly, trembling, I gazed upon her beauty. Now my dream of true love is lost forever. My last hour has flown, and I die, hopeless, and never have I loved life more.”

Images & Illustrations of trembling

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