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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Disturb the composure of; Making someone lose courage or confidence

Usage examples (36)
  • If you have had it, it can unnerve and shatter you.
  • The roughened, tortured tones seemed to unnerve her.
  • As paupers must die, since their cost would unnerve us;
  • Alfie's owl-eyed look of innocence seemed to unnerve him. for more
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