Origin of trepidation
SYNONYMS FOR trepidation
Related formstrep·i·da·tious, adjectivetrep·i·da·tious·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for trepidation
“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.
Brutus himself received a wound in their eagerness and trepidation.Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
An eyewitness says of these martyrs to liberty: "They behaved with firmness, evincing no hesitation or trepidation whatever."Kentucky in American Letters, v. 2 of 2|John Wilson Townsend
It was when my saintly mother was passing into the spiritland, and, without fear or trepidation, lay calmly awaiting her call.Betty Grier|Joseph Waugh
Sick, she palpitates; she compresses her trepidation; she coughs, perchance she sings a bar or two of an aria.The Short Works of George Meredith|George Meredith
With a great deal of trepidation I approached the crossing of the Rapidan.The Boy Spy|Joseph Kerby