nerve·​less | \ˈnərv-ləs \

Definition of nerveless 

1 : lacking strength or courage : feeble

2 : exhibiting control or balance : poised, cool

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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

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Its 1-1 draw against Lionel Messi's team was achieved through resilient and nerveless play. Pan Pylas,, "Nigeria in need of victory against inspired Iceland," 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, "Arkansas takes down Texas with big inning," 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, "The Audacity of Robert Rauschenberg," 29 May 2017

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First Known Use of nerveless

1681, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of nerveless was in 1681

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