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trepidationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌtrep·ɪˈdeɪ·ʃən/
worry or anxiety about something that is going to happen: With some trepidation, I set out to find my first job.
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Translations of “trepidation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 惊恐不安,惴惴不安…
in Turkish korku, endişe…
in Russian тревога, беспокойство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驚恐不安,惴惴不安…
in Polish trwoga…
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