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Definition of unnerve verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



unnerve somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unnerve
he / she / it unnerves
past simple unnerved
-ing form unnerving
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to make someone feel nervous or frightened or lose confidence His silence unnerved us. She appeared strained and a little unnerved.
adjective an unnerving experience
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adverb The models were unnervingly lifelike.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: unnerve