Examples of unnerve in a Sentence
Seeing the police in there unnerved me.
She was unnerved by his strange manner.
Recent Examples of unnerve from the Web
But some are unnerved by the Shiite militias’ growing power.
In particular, insurers have been unnerved by Trump's threats to cut off the CSR payments that they are owed for lowering out-of-pocket costs.
Many analysts and investors expect the next chair to stick to the Fed’s announced schedule for bond-investment reductions, but any uncertainty could unnerve investors. — Tax reform may fail, or the dollar may jump in value.
Mr Dokolo’s activism has clearly unnerved the Congolese.
The result unnerved global markets, contributing to a softer euro and subdued sentiment in stock markets.
The race has caused deep rifts in the 105-year-old ANC and unnerved investors seeking political and policy clarity.
But when those answers unnerved Hannity and others, Moore stiffened his denials.
Los Angeles Times -- Firefighters made progress Sunday in battling destructive fires in northern San Diego as well as in Los Angeles, but the prospect of high winds has unnerved some.
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First Known Use of unnerve
Synonymsdemoralize, emasculate, paralyze, undo, unman, unstring
Related Wordsdebilitate, enervate, enfeeble, neuter, weaken; prostrate, sap, soften, tire, waste; frighten, intimidate, psych (out), scare, terrify, terrorize; daunt, discourage, dishearten, dismay, dispirit; craze, derange, madden, unbalance, unhinge; discompose, disquiet, disturb, faze, perturb, unsettle, upset, weird out
Near Antonymsfortify, strengthen; embolden, encourage, hearten
Synonym Discussion of unnerve
- unnerved by the near collision
- a nation's youth enervated by affluence and leisure
- a soldier unmanned by the terrors of battle
- an amendment that emasculates existing safeguards
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