Origin of tremor
Synonyms for tremor
Related Words for tremorousrocky, nervous, insecure, weak, precarious, unstable, wobbly, unsettled, jittery, rickety, unsteady, debilitated, disabled, paralyzed, sick, shaking, trembling, diseased, helpless, paralytic
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Word Origin for tremor
late 14c., "terror," from Old French tremor "fear, terror" (13c.), from Latin tremorem (nominative tremor) "a trembling, terror," from tremere (see tremble). Sense of "an involuntary shaking" first recorded 1610s and probably represents a re-introduction from Latin.