unnerve

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ nerve

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

unnerve (third-person singular simple present unnerves, present participle unnerving, simple past and past participle unnerved)

  1. To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble.
    to unnerve the arm
  2. To make somebody nervous, upset, alarm, shake the resolve of.
    I was greatly unnerved by the news that my attacker was back in the country.

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