shudder


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shud·der

 (shŭd′ər)
intr.v. shud·dered, shud·der·ing, shud·ders
1. To shiver convulsively, as from fear or revulsion. See Synonyms at shake.
2. To vibrate; quiver: The airplane shuddered in the turbulence.
n.
1. A convulsive shiver, as from fear or revulsion.
2. A vibration or trembling motion.

[Middle English shodderen, perhaps of Middle Dutch or Middle Low German origin.]

shud′der·ing·ly adv.

shudder

(ˈʃʌdə)
vb
(intr) to shake or tremble suddenly and violently, as from horror, fear, aversion, etc
n
the act of shuddering; convulsive shiver
[C18: from Middle Low German schōderen; related to Old Frisian skedda to shake, Old High German skutten to shake]
ˈshuddering adj
ˈshudderingly adv
ˈshuddery adj

shud•der

(ˈʃʌd ər)

v.i.
1. to tremble with a sudden convulsive movement, as from horror, fear, or cold.
n.
2. a convulsive trembling, as from horror or cold.
[1275–1325; Middle English shodderen (v.) (c. Middle Low German schōderen), frequentative of Old English scūdan to tremble; see -er6]

shudder


Past participle: shuddered
Gerund: shuddering

Imperative
shudder
shudder
Present
I shudder
you shudder
he/she/it shudders
we shudder
you shudder
they shudder
Preterite
I shuddered
you shuddered
he/she/it shuddered
we shuddered
you shuddered
they shuddered
Present Continuous
I am shuddering
you are shuddering
he/she/it is shuddering
we are shuddering
you are shuddering
they are shuddering
Present Perfect
I have shuddered
you have shuddered
he/she/it has shuddered
we have shuddered
you have shuddered
they have shuddered
Past Continuous
I was shuddering
you were shuddering
he/she/it was shuddering
we were shuddering
you were shuddering
they were shuddering
Past Perfect
I had shuddered
you had shuddered
he/she/it had shuddered
we had shuddered
you had shuddered
they had shuddered
Future
I will shudder
you will shudder
he/she/it will shudder
we will shudder
you will shudder
they will shudder
Future Perfect
I will have shuddered
you will have shuddered
he/she/it will have shuddered
we will have shuddered
you will have shuddered
they will have shuddered
Future Continuous
I will be shuddering
you will be shuddering
he/she/it will be shuddering
we will be shuddering
you will be shuddering
they will be shuddering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shuddering
you have been shuddering
he/she/it has been shuddering
we have been shuddering
you have been shuddering
they have been shuddering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shuddering
you will have been shuddering
he/she/it will have been shuddering
we will have been shuddering
you will have been shuddering
they will have been shuddering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shuddering
you had been shuddering
he/she/it had been shuddering
we had been shuddering
you had been shuddering
they had been shuddering
Conditional
I would shudder
you would shudder
he/she/it would shudder
we would shudder
you would shudder
they would shudder
Past Conditional
I would have shuddered
you would have shuddered
he/she/it would have shuddered
we would have shuddered
you would have shuddered
they would have shuddered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shudder - an almost pleasurable sensation of frightshudder - an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
fear, fearfulness, fright - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
2.shudder - an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)shudder - an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
vibration, quivering, quiver - the act of vibrating
Verb1.shudder - shake, as from cold; "The children are shivering--turn on the heat!"
move involuntarily, move reflexively - move in an uncontrolled manner
2.shudder - tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
tremble - move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways; "His hands were trembling when he signed the document"

shudder

verb
1. shiver, shake, tremble, quake, quiver, convulse She shuddered with cold.
noun
1. shiver, trembling, tremor, quiver, spasm, convulsion She recoiled with a shudder.

shudder

verb
To move to and fro in short, jerky movements:
noun
A nervous shaking of the body:
Translations
رَعْدَه، رَعْشَهيَرْتَعِديَنْتَفِضُ
třást sechvění
skælveskælvengysen
puistattaa
stresti se
hrollur, skjálftiskjálfa; hrylla viî
身震いする
떨다
krūptelėjimas
drebulisnodrebēttirpuļi
drhtenjedrhteti
rysa
สั่นระริกด้วยความกลัว
korkuyla titremektitremektüyleri ürpermetüyleri ürpermek
run bắn lên

shudder

[ˈʃʌdəʳ]
A. VI [person] → estremecerse (with de) [machinery] → vibrar
the car shuddered to a haltel coche paró a sacudidas
I shudder to think (fig) → sólo pensarlo me da horror
B. N [of person] → estremecimiento m, escalofrío m; [of machinery] → vibración f, sacudida f
it gave a shudderdio una sacudida
a shudder ran through herse estremeció
she realized with a shudder thatse estremeció al darse cuenta de que ...
it gives me the shuddersme da escalofríos

shudder

[ˈʃʌdər]
n (from cold, horror, fear, disgust)frisson m
vi
[person] (with cold, horror, fear, disgust)frissonner
I shudder to think of it → je frémis rien que d'y penser
[train, ship, machine] → trépider

shudder

nSchauer m, → Schauder m; to give a shudder (person) → sich schütteln, erschaudern (geh); (ground) → beben; she gave a shudder of revulsionsie schüttelte sich vor Ekel; the dying man gave a last great shudderein letztes Zucken lief durch den Körper des Sterbenden; a shudder ran through her/her bodyein Schauer überlief sie; she realized with a shudder that …schaudernd erkannte sie, dass …; a shudder of fear/coldein Angst-/Kälteschauer m; with a shudder of anticipation/pleasurezitternd or bebend vor Erwartung/Freude; a shudder went through the building as the heavy truck passed bydas Gebäude bebte, als der schwere Lastwagen vorbeifuhr; with a shudder the old car moved into second gearder alte Wagen vibrierte, als der zweite Gang eingelegt wurde; that gives me the shudders (inf)da läufts mir kalt den Buckel runter (inf); he gives me the shudders (inf)er ist mir unheimlich
vi (person)schaudern, schauern; (house, ground)beben, zittern; (car, train)rütteln, geschüttelt werden; her whole body was shudderingsie zitterte am ganzen Körper; the train shuddered to a haltder Zug kam rüttelnd zum Stehen; I shudder to thinkmir graut, wenn ich nur daran denke

shudder

[ˈʃʌdəʳ]
1. vi (person) to shudder (with)rabbrividire (per or da); (machinery) → vibrare
the car shuddered to a halt → dopo vari sussulti la macchina si fermò
I shudder to think! → rabbrividisco al solo pensiero!
2. n (of person) → brivido; (of machinery) → vibrazione f
to give a shudder (person) → rabbrividire (car) → sussultare

shudder

(ˈʃadə) verb
to tremble from fear, disgust, cold etc.
noun
an act of trembling in this way. a shudder of horror.

shudder

يَنْتَفِضُ třást se skælve schaudern ανατριχιάζω estremecerse puistattaa tressaillir stresti se fremito 身震いする 떨다 huiveren grøsse zadrżeć estremecer содрогаться rysa สั่นระริกด้วยความกลัว korkuyla titremek run bắn lên 战栗

shud·der

v. estremecerse.
References in classic literature ?
He thought with a shudder of the life in the house in Winesburg and of his mother's angry voice that had always made him tremble.
The same instant he was aware of a dark enfolding shadow passing over him, and, with a shudder of fear, he jumped back.
Let the world have done him what vast wrong it might, she knew Cousin Clifford too well--or fancied so--ever to shudder at the touch of his thin, delicate fingers.
With calm and intent scrutiny, he felt her pulse, looked into her eyes -- a gaze that made her heart shrink and shudder, because so familiar, and yet so strange and cold -- and, finally, satisfied with his investigation, proceeded to mingle another draught
But in that gale, the port, the land, is that ship's direst jeopardy; she must fly all hospitality; one touch of land, though it but graze the keel, would make her shudder through and through.
Ona was with child again now, and it was a dreadful thing to contemplate; even Jurgis, dumb and despairing as he was, could not but understand that yet other agonies were on the way, and shudder at the thought of them.
Her boy was old enough to have walked by her side, and, in an indifferent case, she would only have led him by the hand; but now the bare thought of putting him out of her arms made her shudder, and she strained him to her bosom with a convulsive grasp, as she went rapidly forward.
I suspect myself, and cannot help a shudder when I find myself so implicated even in what are called good works--for this may sometimes happen.
I waited a minute, to let that idea shudder its way home, and then said:
I watched this engagement as I watched the others--with rapt interest and strong excitement, and with a shrink and a shudder for every blow that laid open a cheek or a forehead; and a conscious paling of my face when I occasionally saw a wound of a yet more shocking nature inflicted.
She slipped down in the darkness, stole out the front door, approached the place of sacrifice, lifted the cover of the well, gave one unresigned shudder, and flung the parasol downward with all her force.
I'm certain you do,' retorted Isabella; 'and I shudder at you