Origin of trepidation
OTHER WORDS FROM trepidationtrep·i·da·tious, adjectivetrep·i·da·tious·ly, adverb
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How to use trepidation in a sentence
Nasir says his sister is filled with trepidation about the Taliban government she lives under in Kabul, and regrets not coming by road to Pakistan earlier this year.Afghans Who Fled the First Taliban Regime Found Precarious Sanctuary in Pakistan. New Refugees May Get an Even Colder Welcome|Zia ur Rehman/Karachi, Pakistan|August 18, 2021|Time
Depending on what signs you pay attention to and where they are happening, prospects for a recovery run the gamut from bullish to trepidation.
From my vantage point, if people were not experiencing some fear and trepidation, that would be weird.Even Vaccinated People Are Nervous About Going Back to 'Normal.' Here's How to Cope|Jamie Ducharme|June 15, 2021|Time
Unlike his peer and longtime rival Roy Williams in Chapel Hill, who built a legacy on relentless offensive rebounding and a general trepidation around the perimeter, Krzyzewski was willing to experiment and adapt his style to his personnel.Mike Krzyzewski Became The GOAT By Being The Ultimate Chameleon|Josh Planos|June 3, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Following the critical success of Moonlight, it’s hard to believe that any Barry Jenkins project would be met with trepidation by the public.How Barry Jenkins’ ‘The Underground Railroad’ Avoids the Trauma Porn of Slavery Movies Past|Kyndall Cunningham|May 14, 2021|The Daily Beast
“I feel a shaking of the ground I stand on,” Carson tells Mrs. Hughes with trepidation.
“I brought it with no small degree of trepidation,” Kucinich recalled in a lengthy phone conversation with the Daily Beast.Repubs Should Take It From Kucinich: Impeachment Isn’t Worth It|Eleanor Clift|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Less than a month before Election Day, Pressler seems to be feeling some trepidation about his movement in the polls.South Dakota's Bizarre Four-Way (Senate Election, That Is)|Ben Jacobs|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Asked whether he had any trepidation about joining a show about a bunch of Hollywood brats, Johnson said yes.The Fabulous Life of EJ Johnson, the Stylish Son of the Lakers Legend|Itay Hod|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hope and trepidation persists that the twins presence indicates the coming of an Avengers/X-Men crossover film.
Two persons watched over her, and covered the mistakes she made in her nervous trepidation.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
Sylvia had never been called Miss Garrison before, and it was not without trepidation that she heard herself so addressed.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
I was very much in earnest, and I waited with nervous trepidation to see the effect of my peroration.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
The door was open on to the landing, and I crossed the room, not without some inward trepidation, and went out.
Her mind was in a ferment of elation and doubt, of trepidation and joyful anticipation.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice