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trepidation

 [trep″ĭ-da´shun]
1. tremor.
2. nervous anxiety and fear. adj., adj trep´idant.

trep·i·da·tion

(trep'i-dā'shŭn),
Anxious fear.
[L. trepidatio, fr. trepido, to tremble, to be agitated]

trepidation

/trep·i·da·tion/ (trep″ĭ-da´shun)
1. tremor.
2. nervous anxiety and fear.trep´idant

trepidation

[trep′idā·shən]
Etymology: L, trepidare, to tremble
a state of anxiety.

trep·i·da·tion

(trep'i-dā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): tremor.
2. Anxious fear.
[L. trepidatio, fr. trepido, to tremble, to be agitated]
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