1. shudder

verb. ['ˈʃʌdɝ'] shake, as from cold.


  • shiver
  • move reflexively


  • courage
  • gutsiness
  • boldness

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Rhymes with Shudder

  • stouder
  • scudder
  • rudder

How do you pronounce shudder?

Pronounce shudder as ˈʃədər.

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Sentences with shudder

1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
But many people shudder at the very idea of creating and sticking to a budget.

2. Verb, base form
Worn shock absorbers can cause uneven tire wear, which can cause the car to shudder.

Quotes about shudder

1. I have been astonished that men could die martyrsfor their religion--I have shuddered at it,I shudder no more.I could be martyred for my religion.Love is my religionand I could die for that.I could die for you.My Creed is Love and you are its only tenet.
- John Keats

2. We fear death, we shudder at life's instability, we grieve to see the flowers wilt again and again, and the leaves fall, and in our hearts we know that we, too, are transitory and will soon disappear. When artists create pictures and thinkers search for laws and formulate thoughts, it is in order to salvage something from the great dance of death, to make something last longer than we do.
- Hermann Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund

3. She laid her head against his collarbone, and he kissed her temple. To her shock, she felt a shudder roll through his body about the same time she registered wetness against her skin. Tears. His tears.She started to turn around, but he tightened his grip.“Stay,” he said in a choked voice. “Just let me hold you, baby. Just let me hold you.
- Maya Banks, The Darkest Hour

2. shudder

verb. ['ˈʃʌdɝ'] tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.


  • thrill
  • tremble
  • throb


  • braveness
  • pluck
  • courageousness
  • bravery

3. shudder

noun. ['ˈʃʌdɝ'] an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear).


  • vibration
  • tremor
  • quivering


  • heat
  • hotness
  • motionlessness
  • stand still

4. shudder

noun. ['ˈʃʌdɝ'] an almost pleasurable sensation of fright.


  • frisson
  • tingle
  • quiver
  • shiver
  • thrill
  • fright
  • fear
  • fearfulness


  • depress
  • afraid
  • unafraid
  • disesteem