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1. trepidation

noun. ['ˌtrɛpɪˈdeɪʃən'] a feeling of alarm or dread.

Synonyms

  • dread
  • apprehension

Antonyms

  • unalarming
  • incomprehension

Etymology

  • trepidatio (Latin)
  • trepido (Latin)

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Rhymes with Trepidation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce trepidation?

Pronounce trepidation as ˌtrɛpɪˈdeɪʃən.

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Sentences with trepidation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Kindergartners may enter the school year with some trepidation over the academic world ahead of them.

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