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
Yet people continue to be unnerved by clowns, which has been leading to real-life professional clowns losing jobs over the phobia, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
MIAMI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the Venezuelan diaspora in South Florida after traveling to Latin America to win over allies unnerved by a possible U.S. military intervention in the socialist nation.
Working-class Americans, unnerved by the perception that corporate elites were profiting at their expense, bought that pitch.
By MIKE PETICCA CLEVELAND -- Coming home to perform before family and friends can motivate, or unnerve, an athlete. For Peggy (Fortune) Yetman and Vant Lammers, the visit to northeast Ohio was a spur to victory.
After making comments that unnerved several people on campus, public safety officials contacted the local police department.
At the county’s civic center in Santa Ana, homeless encampments — complete with tents and furniture and flooring made from cardboard boxes — block walkways and unnerve some visitors.
Mr. Trump’s last visit to Europe in May unnerved American allies, causing some leaders to rethink the United States’ relationship with the Continent.
These events, and Washington’s embrace of the various protest movements, unnerved the Gulf monarchies—including Qatar to some extent.
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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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