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Word of the Day 6/23/14 Tremulous

Tremulous (adjective)
trem·u·lous [trem-yuh-luhs]


adjective
1. (of persons, the body, etc.) characterized by trembling, as from fear, nervousness, or weakness.
2. timid; timorous; fearful.
3. (of things) vibratory, shaking, or quivering.
4. (of writing) done with a trembling hand.

Synonyms
1. faltering, hesitant, wavering.
2. frightened; afraid.

Origin: 1605–15; < Latin tremulus, equivalent to trem ( ere ) to tremble + -ulus adj. suffix

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