One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he sat in the waiting room, full of trepidation’
fear, apprehension, dread, fearfulness, apprehensiveness, agitation, anxiety, worry, nervousness, tension, misgivings, unease, uneasiness, foreboding, disquiet, disquietude, perturbation, discomposure, dismay, consternation, alarm, panic, trembling, jumpiness
informal butterflies, jitteriness, the jitters, a cold sweat, a blue funk, the heebie-jeebies, the willies, the shakes, the yips, the jim-jams, collywobbles, cold feet
British informal the abdabs, the habdabs, the screaming abdabs, the screaming habdabs
Australian rhyming slang Joe Blakes
calm, equanimity, composure
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