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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 ?
One shudders at the thought of the meaninglessness of life while at the same in- stant, and if the people of the town are his people, one loves life so intensely that tears come into the eyes.
By and by it was long and thin, a great red snake escaped from purgatory; and then, as it slid through the rollers, you would have sworn that it was alive--it writhed and squirmed, and wriggles and shudders passed out through its tail, all but flinging it off by their violence.
We was thinking of that awful thing laying yonder in the sycamores, and it seemed like being that close to a ghost, and it give me the cold shudders.
I took her hand in mine, and bid her be composed; for a succession of shudders convulsed her frame, and she would keep straining her gaze towards the glass.
He found pleasure in feeling the water trickle over his burning brow and over his body, agitated by feverish shudders.
She hardly knows that the sun is shining; and for weeks, now, when she has hoped at all, it has been for something at which she herself trembles and shudders.
Meantime, I feel in myself a strong repugnance to fix the hour which will uproot my sole olive branch, and transplant it far from me; and, when I speak to Frances on the subject, I am heard with a kind of patient pain, as though I alluded to some fearful operation, at which her nature shudders, but from which her fortitude will not permit her to recoil.
And at that thought great shudders ran down my prone body, because, once, I had visited a famous lunatic asylum where they had shown me a poor wretch who was mad, apparently, because he thought he had been abominably fooled by a woman.
The fire glows brightly on the panelled wall and palely on the window-glass, where, through the cold reflection of the blaze, the colder landscape shudders in the wind and a grey mist creeps along, the only traveller besides the waste of clouds.
To study the skillful tactics and aims of Napoleon and his army from the time it entered Moscow till it was destroyed is like studying the dying leaps and shudders of a mortally wounded animal.
With memory set smarting like a reopened wound, a man's past is not simply a dead history, an outworn preparation of the present: it is not a repented error shaken loose from the life: it is a still quivering part of himself, bringing shudders and bitter flavors and the tinglings of a merited shame.
I gaze at the purchase with the amazement expected of me, and the chair itself crinkles and shudders to hear what it went for (or is it merely chuckling at her?