unnerved

[ US /ənˈnɝvd/ ]
[ UK /ʌnnˈɜːvd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. deprived of courage and strength
    the steeplejack, exhausted and unnerved, couldn't hold on to his dangerous perch much longer
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How To Use unnerved In A Sentence

  • But despite the stellar profits, investors are increasingly unnerved. Times, Sunday Times
  • If the idea of repossession is leaving the homeowners among you unnerved, then at least you can see a few exhibitions this week that give abandoned buildings an admiring second glance. Culture | guardian.co.uk
  • But any form of preparation of food unnerved her and her knitting was littered with dropped stitches. Times, Sunday Times
  • When I saw the article in the Scene, the title unnerved me, "Manburner. TCASK on the road (to abolition)
  • After a moment's silence he said, `As far as I can tell I am still whole, neither unnerved nor asthenic. C B GREENFIELD - A LITTLE MADNESS
  • The smell of the haar, and the swiftness of its arrival, had unnerved him. HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
  • It never unnerved me, the natural blueness of his irises, so like the color of the water off the shoals of Bahamas.
  • But then I do, but the temporary panic has unnerved me, and I worry about where I've put the keys.
  • No.' Josephine frowned and leaned back, somewhat unnerved by Doc's pugnacity. BEHINDLINGS
  • By this time the waiter was so unnerved that he could hardly untwist the wire around the cork. ULTIMATE PRIZES
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