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unnerve

un·nerve

unnerve

 
pronunciation:
uhn nuhrv
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: unnerved, unnerves, unnerving
definition: to deprive of composure, courage, determination, or the like; disconcert; discourage.
The gory scene unnerved him.
synonyms:
daunt, dispirit, faze
antonyms:
hearten, nerve
similar words:
demoralize, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, discourage, dishearten, fluster, intimidate, rattle, shake, unman, upset