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Princeton's WordNet

  1. faze, unnerve, enervate, unsettleverb

    disturb the composure of


  1. unnerveverb

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

    to unnerve the arm

  2. unnerveverb

    To upset.

    I was greatly unnerved by this.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Unnerveverb

    To weaken; to enfeeble.

    The precepts are often so minute and full of circumstances, that they weaken and unnerve his verse. Addison.


  1. unnerve

    Unnerve is a verb that means to cause someone to lose confidence, make someone nervous, or upset their balance or composure. It refers to the act of unsettling someone emotionally or mentally, causing them to lose their courage or self-control.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unnerveverb

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unnerve

    un-nėrv′, v.t. to deprive of nerve, strength, or vigour: to weaken.—adj. Unner′vate (obs.), enervated.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unnerve in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unnerve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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