tremor

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See also: Tremor and trémor

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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]

Noun[edit]

tremor (plural tremors)

  1. terror; great fear

Old French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. terror; great fear

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tremor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tremor m (plural tremores)

  1. tremor
  2. agitation

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tremor m ‎(plural tremores)

  1. tremor, trembling