Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » T » Tree Lupine ... Trend Line

TREMBLING

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does trembling mean? 

TREMBLING (noun)
  The noun TREMBLING has 1 sense:

1. a shaky motion

  Familiarity information: TREMBLING used as a noun is very rare.


TREMBLING (adjective)
  The adjective TREMBLING has 1 sense:

1. vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze

  Familiarity information: TREMBLING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TREMBLING (noun)


Sense 1trembling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A shaky motion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

trembling; quivering; shakiness; palpitation; shaking; quiver; vibration

Context example:

the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

Hypernyms ("trembling" is a kind of...):

motion (a state of change)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "trembling"):

tremolo ((music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones)

tremor (shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease))


TREMBLING (adjective)


Sense 1trembling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze

Synonyms:

shivering; trembling; shaky

Context examples:

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

Similar:

unsteady (subject to change or variation)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Hunger is the best sauce." (English proverb)

"If you start on a journey, you will also cross plains, mountains and stones." (Albanian proverb)

"Smart people are blessed." (Arabic proverb)

"If you own two houses, it's raining in one of them." (Corsican proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0707 seconds