trep·​i·​dant ˈtre-pə-dənt How to pronounce trepidant (audio)

Word History


Latin trepidant-, trepidans, present participle of trepidare

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trepidant was in 1892

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Cite this Entry

“Trepidant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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