Definitions for unnerveʌnˈnɜrv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•nerveʌnˈnɜrv(v.t.)-nerved, -nerv•ing.

  1. to deprive of courage, strength, determination, or confidence; upset.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. faze, unnerve, enervate, unsettle(verb)

    disturb the composure of


  1. unnerve(Verb)

    To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble.

    to unnerve the arm

  2. unnerve(Verb)

    To upset.

    I was greatly unnerved by this.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unnerve(verb)

    to deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble; as, to unnerve the arm

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to make someone feel nervous or discouraged

The look on his face unnerved her.

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