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See definition of nerveless on Dictionary.com
  • adj.calm, cool
  • adj.scared to death

synonyms for nerveless

  • collected
  • composed
  • controlled
  • imperturbable
  • intrepid
  • patient
  • self-possessed
  • tranquil
  • unemotional
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antonyms for nerveless

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  • brave
  • courageous
  • disconcerted
  • nervous
  • nervy
  • unafraid
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How to use nerveless in a sentence

The energetic, the daring, the high-spirited go, leaving the residue more abject and nerveless than ever.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Isabel longed for the time when she should enter them and pick up the threads dropped from her mother's nerveless fingers.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
For twenty minutes his hand never falters, then the charcoal drops from his nerveless fingers!
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Suddenly the audience was startled by the snapping of a string; the violin and bow dropped from the nerveless hands of the player.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
The knob under Genevieve's nerveless fingers clicked sharply, and Miss Hart raised her head with a start.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
He wanted to speak, words would not come, his nerveless hand held the door so feebly that he almost fell backward.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
The leader dropped his plunder and for a moment he stood in nerveless dread; then, rushing to the window, he threw up the sash.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
His hands made a sudden movement, as if they would have taken hers that lay nerveless and helpless, almost within their grasp.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
How strong and living are the giants of the Revolution beside the nerveless men and women of the quietist novel.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
She fumbled with nerveless fingers at the buttons of her waist.
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
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WORDS RELATED TO NERVELESS

  • aflutter
  • afraid
  • aghast
  • agitated
  • anxious
  • chicken
  • chickenhearted
  • diffident
  • disquieted
  • disturbed
  • fainthearted
  • frightened
  • goose-bumpy
  • have cold feet
  • hesitant
  • in a dither
  • intimidated
  • jittery
  • jumpy
  • lily-livered
  • mousy
  • nerveless
  • nervous
  • nervy
  • panicky
  • perturbed
  • phobic
  • pusillanimous
  • quivery
  • rabbity
  • running scared
  • scared
  • shaky
  • sheepish
  • shrinking
  • shy
  • skittish
  • solicitous
  • spineless
  • tense
  • timid
  • timorous
  • tremulous
  • uneasy
  • unmanly
  • weak-kneed
  • worried
  • yellow
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