nerve·​less | \ ˈnərv-ləs How to pronounce nerveless (audio) \

Definition of nerveless

1 : lacking strength or courage : feeble
2 : exhibiting control or balance : poised, cool

Other Words from nerveless

nervelessly adverb
nervelessness noun

Examples of nerveless in a Sentence

he's a nerveless pushover who'll be eaten alive by his own staff to be a paramedic, you need to be calm, clearheaded, and nerveless in emergencies
Recent Examples on the Web Instead, Kvitova produced a nerveless performance, finishing off the match with her first ace of the final. Danielle Rossingh, Forbes, 27 June 2021 The seemingly nerveless Floridian, a ferocious competitor at the best of times, hit back in style to close with two birdies in his last three holes for a round of 69 in the process sending a very clear message to his rivals out there. Patrick Snell, CNN, 9 Aug. 2020 There is genius in playing nerveless golf on Sunday at the Masters, and Tiger surely did that. Paul Daugherty,, 13 Apr. 2020 Kupcho was the first woman to win at Augusta National, in the inaugural Women’s Amateur in April, and played apparently nerveless golf until her final 4-foot putt. Graham Dunbar,, 30 July 2019 Its 1-1 draw against Lionel Messi's team was achieved through resilient and nerveless play. Pan Pylas,, 21 June 2018 So with two on and no out, Pierce sent in his nerveless fixer: Parker Joe Robinson. Nick Moyle, San Antonio Express-News, 17 June 2018 His later career, following a move, in 1970, to Captiva Island, in Florida, was consumed by fetching but rather nerveless experimentation—with print mediums, cardboard reliefs, exotic fabrics, reflective surfaces, and incessant photography— Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, 29 May 2017 See More

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First Known Use of nerveless

1681, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Nerveless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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