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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TREMULOUSNESS

Mrs. Dowling permitted a tremulousness to become audible in her voice.

A tremulousness about the mouth betrayed a nervous temperament.

It was with a feeling not far removed from tremulousness that I entered the room.

There was no tremulousness in his voice or manner; nothing hurried, nothing simulated.

The barber, noticing his tremulousness, held the mirror for him.

There is a feverish eagerness in his eyes, a tremulousness in his voice.

There was a tremulousness about her, and shadows under her eyes.

Dorothy opened her eyes and laughed, but with a tremulousness in her mirth.

There was a tremulousness in the words, but it was due to his tumultuous wrath and not to fear.

We often ask this question with hope that is tremulous—or it may be with tremulousness that is hopeful.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Latin tremulus "shaking, quivering," from tremere (see tremble).

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