Definition of tremulous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtremjələs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtremjələs//
(literary) Nervous
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shaking slightly because you are nervous; causing you to shake slightly synonym trembling a tremulous voice He was in a state of tremulous excitement. See related entries: Nervous Word Originearly 17th cent.: from Latin tremulus (from tremere ‘tremble’) + -ous.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tremulous