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Synonyms for trepidation

Synonyms for trepidation

great agitation and anxiety caused by the expectation or the realization of danger

Words related to trepidation

a feeling of alarm or dread

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Richard said: "We know a hunger strike has significant physical consequences the longer it goes on for and Nazanin is feeling a strong sense of trepidation.
Husband Richard Ratcliffe, speaking to the Observer, said: "We know a hunger strike has significant physical consequences the longer it goes on, and Nazanin is feeling a strong sense of trepidation. But there aren't many ways she can say, 'Enough is enough.'" ."
"The honor that you have bestowed on me is both a source of pride, humility, and to some degree trepidation," said de Vera in his acceptance speech.
It seemed a little odd to wear underwear" Actor Chris Pine, who said he felt no trepidation about a nude scene in a new film in which he plays Robert the Bruce "My husband says my toes are like Wall's cocktail sausages.
They have remained contented despite decades of instability, trepidation and dire socioeconomic conditions.
Treasury Closing Summary: The trepidation ahead of the January CPI report on Wednesday appeared well-founded, as the inflation gauge erupted to the upside on both headline and core readings.
But this may not be as good as it sounds for bookies, who fear an early kicking tomorrow on "Trepidation Tuesday".
She displays a mix of shame and trepidation when deciding whether to roll up her sleeve and show the world her forearm, tattooed at Auschwitz.
In his judgment Joe said: "A lightening horizon combined with the foreground to convey feelings of trepidation and optimism in the same picture."
As we have only just set foot into August, it is with a little trepidation that I mention Christmas.
The 27-year-old Senegal international had repeatedly expressed his desire to remain on Tyneside and Alan Pardew was confident of retaining his services, although with speculation continuing over his future, there was a sense of trepidation as the July 31 cut-off point neared.
I have driven up that road in fear and trepidation for so long now, thinking that if I met the bus or a wagon on the bend I would end up down the banking.
Graham SmithArchaic Wetherby Everytime I travel to Wetherby race course these days I am filled with trepidation. If it's not ground problems or carnage at the fences it's a farce like Wednesday - just use a klaxon horn to stop racing.
IT WAS with a bit of trepidation that I saw Manchester City comfortably win another game as the Manc dominance of this early season continues.