[ US /əˈnɝv/ ]
[ UK /ʌnnˈɜːv/ ]
  1. disturb the composure of
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How To Use unnerve In A Sentence

  • Christopher awards Meet The Fockers three stars but then unnerves us slightly by calling Dustin Hoffman ‘48 inches of vintage dance-floor groove’.
  • She was also intense and her actual presence unnerved me a little. Times, Sunday Times
  • Somewhat unnerved , Ah Fu nevertheless kept on, " Rubbish!
  • Though Zuckerberg had stayed coolheaded during the News Feed crisis, the young CEO was now unnerved. The Facebook Effect
  • Investors were unnerved yesterday by disappointing interim results from Polar Capital. Times, Sunday Times
  • Another thing that just unnerves me is when the head of our department watches me do something, then asks me to do it like three times REALLY SLOW.
  • The loud, resounding sound unnerved the monkeys and they bolted from the scene.
  • With the serious power and torque further up the rev range, driving the car at lower revs is very easy and not likely to unnerve newcomers to the marque.
  • No wonder a word unnerved me; but I could not tell Mr. Hamilton this. Uncle Max
  • Although they were shortened because of the long introduction, I was still bewildered - and a little unnerved - by the fact that Mme LeFay, our directrice, had started our daily routine… on the very first day.
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