Definition of unnerve verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

unnerve

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈnɜːv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈnɜːrv//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unnerve
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈnɜːv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈnɜːrv//
 
he / she / it unnerves
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈnɜːvz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈnɜːrvz//
 
past simple unnerved
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈnɜːvd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈnɜːrvd//
 
past participle unnerved
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈnɜːvd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈnɜːrvd//
 
-ing form unnerving
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈnɜːvɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈnɜːrvɪŋ//
 
Fear
 
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unnerve somebody to make somebody feel nervous or frightened or lose confidence His silence unnerved us. She appeared strained and a little unnerved. I was completely unnerved by the way she kept staring at me. See related entries: Fear
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unnerve