tremor

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See also: Tremor and trémor

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman tremour, from Old French tremor, from Latin tremor.

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Noun[edit]

tremor (plural tremors)

  1. A shake, quiver, or vibration.
    She felt a tremor in her stomach before going on stage.
    1. A rhythmic, uncontrollable shaking of all or part of the body due to partial muscle contractions.
      The optometrist has been losing patients ever since he developed tremors in his hand.
  2. An earthquake.
    Did you feel the tremor this morning?

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Verb[edit]

tremor (third-person singular simple present tremors, present participle tremoring, simple past and past participle tremored)

  1. To shake or quiver excessively and rapidly or involuntarily; to tremble.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tremō.

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Noun[edit]

tremor m (genitive tremōris); third declension

  1. trembling, quaking

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tremor tremōrēs
genitive tremōris tremōrum
dative tremōrī tremōribus
accusative tremōrem tremōrēs
ablative tremōre tremōribus
vocative tremor tremōrēs

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Verb[edit]

tremor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of tremō

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman tremour, Old French tremour.

Noun[edit]

tremor (plural tremors)

  1. terror; great fear

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tremor, possibly borrowed.

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tremor m (oblique plural tremors, nominative singular tremors, nominative plural tremor)

  1. terror; great fear

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese tremor, from Latin tremor.

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tremor m (plural tremores)

  1. tremor
  2. agitation

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish tremor (attested in El Cid), from Latin tremor. Although originally inherited, it was later used in some senses as a Latinism or Italianism (cf. tremore)[1].

Noun[edit]

tremor m (plural tremores)

  1. tremor, trembling

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