English translation of 'tressaillir'
Verb Table intransitive verb
(de peur) to shiver ⧫ to shudder
(de joie) to quiver
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Example Sentences Including 'tressaillir'
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Les bruits de bottes annonciateurs de guerres qui, d'ordinaire, lui donnent un coup de fouet, ne le font même plus tressaillir.Le Monde (1999)
Non, comme au XVIIe siècle, pour vous faire tressaillir aux fins de repentance, mais pour relativiser les propos qui suivront.Le Monde (2001)
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'tressaillir' in Other Languages
British English: shudder /ˈʃʌdə/ VERB
If you shudder, you shake with fear, horror, or disgust, or because you are cold.
Some people shudder at the idea of injections.
- American English: shudder
- Arabic: يَنْتَفِضُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: estremecer
- Chinese: 战栗
- Croatian: stresti se
- Czech: třást se hrůzou, zimou
- Danish: skælve
- Dutch: huiveren
- European Spanish: estremecerse
- Finnish: puistattaa
- French: tressaillir
- German: schaudern
- Greek: ανατριχιάζω
- Italian: fremito
- Japanese: 身震いする
- Korean: 떨다
- Norwegian: grøsse
- Polish: zadrżeć
- European Portuguese: estremecer
- Romanian: a se înfiora
- Russian: содрогаться
- Spanish: estremecerse
- Swedish: rysa
- Thai: สั่นระริกด้วยความกลัว
- Turkish: korkuyla titremek
- Ukrainian: здригнутися
- Vietnamese: run bắn lên
British English: flinch VERB
If you flinch, you make a small sudden movement, especially when something surprises you or hurts you.
He stared back at him without flinching.
Translation of tressaillir from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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