trep|i|da|tion «TREHP uh DAY shuhn», noun.
1. nervous dread; fear; fright.
2. the action or condition of trembling, especially of the limbs, as in palsy.
3. a vibrating movement; vibration.
[< Latin trepidātiō, -ōnis < trepidāre to tremble, be afraid < trepidus alarmed, trepid]

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