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trepidation
used in War and Peace

3 uses
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Definition
nervousness (fear or anxiety about what will happen)
  • Princess Mary went to the door of the study with special trepidation.
    Book Three — 1805 (31% in)
trepidation = fear or anxiety
  • On the morning of the day that the young couple were to arrive, Princess Mary entered the antechamber as usual at the time appointed for the morning greeting, crossing herself with trepidation and repeating a silent prayer.
    Book One — 1805 (79% in)
  • Pierre went into that gloomy study which he had entered with such trepidation in his benefactor's lifetime.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (44% in)

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