Main definitions of tremblingly in US English:

: tremblingly1tremblingly2

tremblingly1

adverb

  • See tremble

    • ‘We ate tremblingly fleshy, grit-free mussels in an agreeable Thai-style coconut milk and coriander liquor and a homely, but pleasing, portion of fried whitebait with tangy tartare sauce.’
    • ‘As her beautiful voice sang tremblingly out, I felt the tears pricking behind my eyes and realised that this is the one thing in our armoury the young will never have: pathos, the pathos of life wasted.’
    • ‘Yet again, O thrice great Comus, I tremblingly approach you, and humbly prostrate before your Olympian eminence, I express my renewed and tearful regret that I must once more decline your proffered invitation.’
    • ‘Equal numbers had a favourable and unfavourable opinion of her; more tremblingly for her future ambitions, 76% believe she is ‘power hungry’.’
    • ‘The problem is that these people are so tremblingly aware of what they themselves think that they cannot be trusted to hear what others say, or to remember it clearly, or to report it correctly half-an-hour later, or even two minutes later.’

Pronunciation

tremblingly

/-b(ə)liNGlē/

Main definitions of tremblingly in US English:

: tremblingly1tremblingly2

tremblingly2

adverb

  • See tremble

    • ‘I waited tremblingly for my turn to walk up to the platform.’
    • ‘"Please don't make me do it," she pleaded tremblingly.’
    • ‘We tremblingly awaited lightning bolts.’
    • ‘Tremblingly and in whispers, their terrible secret was revealed.’
    • ‘Her voice is cut off and I put a hand tremblingly to my mouth.’

Pronunciation

tremblingly

/ˈtrɛmb(ə)lɪŋli//ˈtremb(ə)liNGlē/