tremo-, tremor-, tremb-, trem-; tremul- +

(Latin: shivering, shaking, quivering)

alcohol withdrawal delirium tremens (s) (noun)
A severe form of alcohol withdrawal that involves sudden and severe mental or neurological changes: "Delirium tremens can occur after a period of heavy alcohol drinking; especially, when the person does not eat enough food."

Alcohol withdrawal delirium may also be triggered by head injury, infection, or illness in people with a history of heavy use of alcohol."

"It is most common in people who have a history of alcohol withdrawal; especially, in those who drink the equivalent of seven to eight pints of beer (or one pint of "hard" liquor) every day for several months. Delirium tremens also commonly affects those with a history of habitual alcohol use or alcoholism that has existed for more than ten years."

"Alcohol withdrawal delirium tremens symptoms occur because of the toxic effects of alcohol on the brain and nervous system. They may be severe and get worse very quickly which is a life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention."

"The treatment of alcohol withdrawal delirium tremens includes observation, comfort care, and in some cases medication."

1. Shaking or trembling from a strong emotion; such as, fear or excitement.
2. Being in a state of shaking or trembling, as from fear or excitement.
essential tremor (s), essential tremors (pl) (nouns)
The uncontrollable shaking (tremor) of the hands and head and sometimes other parts of the body: "Essential tremor is considered to be the most common of all bodily movement disorders and it is estimated to affect three to four million people in the United States."
minor earthquake tremor
Faults alarm.
temblor (s), temblors (pl) (nouns)
This particular spelling is of Spanish origin and means, a shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth that comes from underground movements along a fault plane in the earth or from some volcanic activities.
1. Reflex shaking caused by cold or fear or excitement.
2. To move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways.
3. To shake with slight movements, continuously and uncontrollably; for example, from anger or extreme anxiety.
4. To shake or to vibrate as a result of an external force: "They felt the house tremble as the train roared by."
Having been shaken slightly, usually because someone is cold, frightened, or very emotional.
trembler (s), tremblers (pl) (nouns)
1. Someone who quakes and trembles with, or as with, fear.
2. A person who shakes involuntarily; as with fear or cold, shiver.
3. British: an automatic vibrator for making and breaking an electric circuit.
1. Poisoning in sheep and cattle which have fed on white snakeroot or some other poisonous plants.

Affected animals tremble and become weak.

2. An intoxication of cattle, caused by eating white snakeroot, Eupatorium urticaefolium, or the rayless goldenrod.

The active agent is a higher alcohol, tremetol, which intoxicated cows eliminate in their milk, causing milk sickness when ingested by humans.

1. Shaking, as with fear, cold or weakness; quaking; shivering.
2. Shaking; tottering; quivering.
3. Vibrating slightly and irregularly; such as, with fear or cold.
1. Shaking involuntarily.
2. Quivering; tremulous; shivering.
tremophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
An irrational, morbid dread of trembling: Eric was so scared before giving a speech, that he had tremophobia and feared he would shiver and shake so much that he wouldn't be able to hold his notes!
tremor (s), tremors (pl) (nouns)
1. An involuntary vibration; as if from an illness or from suden fear.
2. Shaking or trembling; usually resulting from weakness, stress, or disease.
3. A sudden and usually brief feeling of excitement, nervousness, or anticipation: "Tremor or shaking movements in a person's body; usually, because of fright, excitement, or an illness."
4. A small seismic activity; such as, a minimal earthquake: "Tremors from an earthquake may have sudden and violent movements coming from the earth's surface."
That which is characterized by nervousness or shakiness.
tremulous (adjective), more tremulous, most tremulous
1. Characterized by or affected with a quivering or wavering voice or speech: At the police station Miss Simmons was quite nervous and spoke in a very tremulous and frightened way regarding the stealing of her car by a thief.
2. Etymology: from Latin tremulus, "shaking, quivering" from tremere, "to shake, to quake, to quiver."
Referring to a shaking or a weak voice.
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