Trepidation in a Sentence

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Definition of Trepidation

a nervous or fearful feeling

Use Trepidation in a sentence

  1. Shaking with trepidation, the young man faced his fear of heights by skydiving.

  2. While everyone else in the room was scared of spiders, Robin had no sense of trepidation when the eight-legged critter crawled up the wall.

  3. As the earthquake bared down, I was overpowered with trepidation.

  4. I dread flying, so when the plane took off, my trepidation levels skyrocketed!

  5. Though the woman was filled with trepidation, she confronted her clown phobia face to face at the circus.

  6. Not even a beginning standing ovation could lessen his trepidation for public speaking.

  7. The young woman had a good deal of trepidation of dying while the senior citizen had a joy for living.

  8. The recent neighborhood crime fills me with trepidation as my house could be targeted next.

  9. When the lights flickered off, the children screamed in vain except one particular boy who did not exhibit any trepidation whatsoever.

  10. I do admit, while I'm not afraid of most things, I do, however, have a trepidation for venomous snakes.

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Trepidation synonyms

fear, apprehension, anxiety, alarm, terror, horror, panic, quivering

Trepidation antonyms

ease, happiness, composure, tranquility, serenity