Synonyms of shudder


1. frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle, fear, fearfulness, fright

usage: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"

2. tremor, shudder, vibration, quiver, quivering

usage: an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)


1. shiver, shudder, move involuntarily, move reflexively

usage: shake, as from cold; "The children are shivering--turn on the heat!"

2. shudder, shiver, throb, thrill, tremble

usage: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

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Definition and meaning of shudder (Dictionary)