atremble [uh-trem-buh l] ExamplesWord Origin adverb

  1. in a trembling state.

Origin of atremble First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + tremble Examples from the Web for atremble Historical Examples of atremble

  • The snow was suffocating him, and his legs were atremble with the effort he had put forth.

    Left on the Labrador

    Dillon Wallace

  • Taking his hand she stepped close to him, misty-eyed, atremble.


    Charles Goff Thomson

  • Atremble with excitement, she tiptoed after the foreman as he led the way into the workroom.

    Hungry Hearts

    Anzia Yezierska

  • She was all atremble that he should recognize her and speak to her.


    H. G. Wells

  • Strangely enough, as she put the glass to her eyes, the little French girl found herself all atremble.

    Gypsy Flight

    Roy J. Snell

  • Word Origin and History for atremble adv.

    1852, from a- (1) + tremble (v.).

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