Synonyms for shudder

Synonyms for (noun) shudder

Synonyms: shudder, tremor

Definition: an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)

Similar words: vibration, quiver, quivering

Definition: the act of vibrating

Synonyms: chill, frisson, quiver, tingle, thrill, shiver, shudder

Definition: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

Usage: a frisson of surprise shot through him

Similar words: fright, fear, fearfulness

Definition: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

Synonyms for (verb) shudder

Synonyms: shiver, shudder

Definition: shake, as from cold

Usage: The children are shivering--turn on the heat!

Similar words: move involuntarily, move reflexively

Definition: move in an uncontrolled manner

Synonyms: thrill, throb, shiver, shudder

Definition: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

Similar words: tremble

Definition: move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways

Usage: His hands were trembling when he signed the document

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