trepidant

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

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First Known Use of trepidant

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trepidant

Latin trepidant-, trepidans, present participle of trepidare

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