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Meaning of "tremulous" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TREMULOUS

From Latin tremulus quivering, from tremere to shake.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TREMULOUS

tremulous  [ˈtrɛmjʊləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TREMULOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tremulous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TREMULOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

tremulous

Tremulous

Tremulous is a free and open source team-based first-person shooter with real-time strategy elements. The game features two opposing teams: humans and aliens. Each team must attack the enemy's base and team members, while defending their own base. The game has been downloaded over 2,000,000 times and was voted Player's Choice Standalone Game of the Year in Mod Database's Mod of the Year 2006 competition.

Definition of tremulous in the English dictionary

The definition of tremulous in the dictionary is vibrating slightly; quavering; trembling. Other definition of tremulous is showing or characterized by fear, anxiety, excitement, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TREMULOUS


altocumulus
ˌæltəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
cirrocumulus
ˌsɪrəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
cumulous
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
cumulus
ˈkjuːmjʊləs
emulous
ˈɛmjʊləs
famulus
ˈfæmjʊləs
fractocumulus
ˌfræktəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
hamulous
ˈhæmjʊləs
hamulus
ˈhæmjʊləs
interstimulus
ˌɪntəˈstɪmjʊləs
limulus
ˈlɪmjʊləs
mimulus
ˈmɪmjʊləs
poststimulus
ˌpəʊstˈstɪmjʊləs
ramulous
ˈræmjʊləs
ramulus
ˈræmjʊləs
Romulus
ˈrɒmjʊləs
stimulus
ˈstɪmjʊləs
stratocumulus
ˌstrætəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs
tumulus
ˈtjuːmjʊləs
untremulous
ʌnˈtremjʊləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TREMULOUS

trembling
trembling poplar
tremblingly
trembly
tremendous
tremendously
tremendousness
tremie
tremolando
tremolite
tremolitic
tremolo
tremolo arm
tremor
tremorless
tremorous
tremulant
tremulate
tremulously
tremulousness

WORDS THAT END LIKE TREMULOUS

bibulous
cellulous
crapulous
credulous
edentulous
fabulous
fantabulous
garrulous
ghetto fabulous
incredulous
jealous
meticulous
miraculous
nebulous
populous
querulous
ridiculous
scrofulous
scrupulous
tuberculous
unscrupulous

Synonyms and antonyms of tremulous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TREMULOUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «tremulous» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of tremulous

Translation of «tremulous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TREMULOUS

Find out the translation of tremulous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tremulous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tremulous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

颤抖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

trémula
570 millions of speakers

English

tremulous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Tremulous
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مرتجف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трепетная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

trêmulo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভীরু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tremblant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tremulous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zittrig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

震える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

떨리는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tremulous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

run
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நடுங்குகிற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थरकाप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

titrek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tremante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

drżący
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трепетна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tremurător
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τρεμουλιαστή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

trillend
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tremulous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tremulous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tremulous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TREMULOUS»

The term «tremulous» is regularly used and occupies the 106.488 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TREMULOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tremulous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TREMULOUS»

Discover the use of tremulous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tremulous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Tremulous Private Body: Essays on Subjection
An ambitious study of literary, aesthetic, and philosophical authors on the modern subject versus the modern body
Francis Barker, 1995
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The tremulous hand of Worcester: a study of Old English in ...
This book examines the full range of the scribe's work and answers such important questions as why he glossed the words he did and how well he knew or came to know Old English.
Christine Franzen, 1991
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Unabridged Dictionary of Sensations as If
Nervous tremor and excitability of feeling as if when one is agitated by unpleasant news. Alumen (A) Tremor Stomach. — A sense as of warmth or chilliness, accompanied by a fine tremor in the stomach. Menthol (GG) Tremulous Anxiety.
J. W. Ward, 2003
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Knee reflex impaired, mucous membranes pale, heart sounds weak and distant 1 Cephalalgia, right hemiplegia, voluntary tremor, spasticity right hand and right lower extremity, heart sounds weak and distant; chancre scar, tongue tremulous ...
Pennsylvania. State Hospital, Morristown, 1904
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Unabridged Dictionary of the Sensations "as If".
Tremulous Convalescence. — Feels weak, as if recovering from sickness, and yet incapable of vigorous mental or physical exertion. Baptisia Tinctoria (Hg) Tremulous Debility.— Tremulous weakness, accompanied with general debility, as if ...
James William Ward, 1985
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Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
chest ; tongue tremulous ; no salivation ; no tremors of limbs ; no glands in neck. ( 2) Lukiya : Hospital cook ; drinks Namirembe water; has phthisis; blood taken September 20th. 1901 ; illness began in August, 1901 ; thinks she is better ; had ...
‎1901
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A Lexical Concordance to the Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe ...
'Tremulous, adj. (1) agitated, moved by emotion. with voice stifled in trem ulou s sobs . . . . Alastor, 164. strain My arm upon her tremulous heart, . . .£a0tt,II.xxxvui. 8. and half unclosing Her tremulous lips, . . . VI. xxv. 5. From many a tremulous ...
‎1892
8
Results of the Astronomical Observations Made at the Royal ...
N.L. Readings of the microscope-micrometers have been increased each 1rcv- Feb. 9. Extremely diffused, tremulous and cloudy. Feb. 16, Mar. 20, June 30. Very tremulous. Mar. 6. Extremely faint ; cloudy. Mar. 9, Mar. 27, Apr. 9. Very unsteady.
‎1896
9
Spectroscopic and Photographic Observations Made at the ...
Spectrum faint and very tremulous. Definition bad. Measures rough. Spectrum faint and tremulous. Definition bad. Star-line seen with great difficulty. Wind high. Spectrum fairly bright but tremulous. Definition poor. Wind very high. Spectrum ...
‎1883
10
Astronomical and Meteorological Observations Made at the ...
2 L. only in R.A. *5. 0". 2 L. only observed ; over 4 wires. M. o». 2 L. over 4 wires only. Feb. 4, °N 18, o8. 2 L. only in R.A.; over 3 wires. Mar. 18, i*\ Very tremulous. 20, 0h. 2 L. only ; no clock-error obApr. 7, 0h. 2 L. only observed ; cloudy. served.
Oxford (England). Radcliffe Observatory, 1877

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TREMULOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tremulous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Review: Bill Fay's 'Who Is the Sender?' Harks Back to Another Time
The tremulous voices of aging Londoners achieve an almost cinematic piquancy when they are hoping for the best. This is essentially what Mr. Fay does, adding ... «New York Times, Apr 15»
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New Music From Kathryn Calder, Buxton, Nadine Shah, East India …
Nadine Shah's low, tremulous voice is made for brooding — especially with the austere, incantatory backups she prefers, often revolving around her sparsely ... «New York Times, Apr 15»
3
Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield live at Crystal Ballroom [Portland …
As Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield kicked into a tremulous, tender cover of Elliott Smith's “Baby Britain” to open their March 27 set at Portland's Crystal ... «Eugene Weekly, Mar 15»
4
UrbanArias's 'Blue Viola' makes for a somewhat intriguing night at …
... boss, who tries to help Arnita sell the viola to an instrument dealer, sung by music theater tenor Ben Lurye, whose tone was plagued by a tremulous vibrato. «Washington Post, Mar 15»
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Game of Thrones trailer leaked: A wedding, funeral and other things …
Jaime and Cersei's relationship is becoming as tremulous as Justin Beiber's affair with Selena Gomez. The two are mourning the death of their father Tywin ... «Firstpost, Jan 15»
6
Leviathan – “All Tongues Toward”
Even when I try to take it apart piece by piece — these tremulous chiming guitars remind me of Burzum, these swarm-of-bees guitars remind me of Funeral Mist; ... «Stereogum, Jan 15»
7
'The Years' by Nicholas Delbanco
With this expansion, a book about the tremulous joy of second chances, loss redeemed, and later-in-life blossoming becomes a bleak meditation on the fragility ... «Boston Globe, Jan 15»
8
September 11, 2001, Is Said to Be the Most Photographed Disaster …
9/11 and the Visual Culture of Disaster examines the tremulous memory effects of the destruction of the World Trade Center. «PopMatters, Jan 15»
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John Lewis Christmas advert: Monty the Penguin stars as Tom Odell …
So on Christmas Day Sam gives Monty the gift he has been dreaming of, a new penguin friend called Mabel, as a tremulous rendition of John Lennon's Real ... «The Independent, Nov 14»
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Is There Value in Scary Movies and Halloween?
Theologian Rudolf Otto, in The Idea of the Holy, notes that every culture's first encounter with supernatural power is what he terms the uncanny and tremulous ... «Christian Post, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tremulous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tremulous>. Jul 2020 ».
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