Synonyms for trembling

Synonyms for (noun) trembling

Synonyms: palpitation, trembling, quiver, quivering, shakiness, shaking, vibration

Definition: a shaky motion

Usage: the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

Similar words: motion

Definition: a state of change

Usage: they were in a state of steady motion

Synonyms for (adjective) trembling

Synonyms: shaky, shivering, trembling

Definition: vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze

Usage: a quaking bog; the quaking child asked for more; quivering leaves of a poplar tree; with shaking knees; seemed shaky on her feet; sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier; trembling hands

Similar words: unsteady

Definition: subject to change or variation

Usage: her unsteady walk; his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine; an unsteady voice