Main definitions of tremblingly in US English:

: tremblingly1tremblingly2

tremblingly1

adverb

  • See trembling

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

Pronunciation

tremblingly

/ˈtrɛmb(ə)lɪŋli//ˈtremb(ə)liNGlē/

Main definitions of tremblingly in US English:

: tremblingly1tremblingly2

tremblingly2

adverb

  • See trembling

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

tremblingly

/-b(ə)liNGlē/