trembling

Definitions of trembling
  1. adjective
    vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
    trembling hands”
    synonyms: shaky, shivering
    unsteady
    subject to change or variation
  2. noun
    a shaky motion
    synonyms: palpitation, quiver, quivering, shakiness, shaking, vibration
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    types:
    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)
    essential tremor
    tremor of unknown cause (usually of the hands and head) that develops in older people; often mistaken for Parkinsonism but is not life-threatening and can usually be kept under control
    type of:
    motion
    a state of change
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