Definition of Palpitating

1. Adjective. Having a slight and rapid trembling motion. "My palpitating heart"

Exact synonyms: Palpitant
Similar to: Unsteady
Derivative terms: Palpitate, Palpitate, Palpitate



Definition of Palpitating

1. Verb. (present participle of palpitate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Palpitating

1. palpitate [v] - See also: palpitate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palpitating

palpicorn
palpicorns
palpifer
palpifers
palpiform
palpiger
palpigerous
palpigers
palpigrade
palpigrades
palping
palpitant
palpitate
palpitated
palpitates
palpitating (current term)
palpitatingly
palpitatio cordis
palpitation
palpitations
palpless
palpocil
palpocils
palps
pals
palsa
palsas
palsey
palseys

Literary usage of Palpitating

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1. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"... but after going a few steps up the stairs, sat down with a palpitating heart. If, because of any thing her brother said to him, he went away— Lapidoth ..."

2. Memoirs of Modern Philosophers by Elizabeth Hamilton (1804)
"She foon took her leave, and her heart palpitating with various contending emotions^ returned to her father's ..."

3. Panama to Patagonia: The Isthmian Canal and the West Coast Countries to by Charles Melville Pepper (1906)
"... CHAPTER XVI palpitating SOCIAL QUESTIONS Existence of the Roto Discovered— Mob Rule in Valparaiso — Indian and Caucasian Race Mixture — Disquieting ..."

4. The Theory of Colouring: Being an Analysis of the Principles of Contrast and by J. Bacon (1872)
"... a^ the colours are palpitating in the grey medium, which increases in depth of tone with the distance upwards from the horizon. SECTION 2. ..."

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