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trepidation (s) (noun), trepidations (pl)
1. An involuntary trembling, sometimes an effect of paralysis, but more often it is caused by some kind of horror or an extreme anxiety about something: A trepidation implies a quivering or shaking kind of fear.
2. A state of terror, alarm, fright, or an excessive disturbance: Even though Mary had a psychiatrist working with her to overcome a dread of flying, she still had a great deal of difficulty getting on a passenger plane without a significant degree of trepidation.

In the biology class at Jane's high school, several students refused to touch a harmless snake because of their trepidation of even being near the animal.

A condition of trembling fear.
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A state of apprehension or dread.
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