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trepidation
used in The Remains of the Day

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Definition
nervousness (fear or anxiety about what will happen)
  • ...when I entered my address in her register as 'Darlington Hall', I could see her look at me with some trepidation, assuming no doubt that I was some gentleman used to such places as the Ritz or the Dorchester and that I would storm out of her guest house on being shown my room.
    1e — Day 1 - Evening (17% in)
trepidation = nervousness
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