Definition of unnerve verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

unnerve

 verb
verb
NAmE//ʌnˈnərv//
 
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
unnervingly
 
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adverb The models were unnervingly lifelike.
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