Definition of “trepidation” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “trepidation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“trepidation” in American English

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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.

(Definition of “trepidation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)