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adjective as in demoralized

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adjective as in stressed out

adjective as in undone

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Example Sentences

Neither is unnerved by her apparent anger, nor do they see her as threatening.

Pryor had yet to become the volatile social satirist who unnerved white industry executives and delighted black audiences.

These conclusions unnerved Kelley and eventually led him to change the focus of his career from psychiatry to criminology.

U.S. officials are unnerved that they have not been able to pinpoint a specific target.

He was unnerved when he hired a grand master to tutor her in chess and, after a few months of lessons, she started beating Shaw.

The gesture unnerved him for a moment, and he had to go thumbing over the page to find his place.

Probably the death of Akhab Khan had unnerved her, and she dared not trust to the mercy of the victors.

Paralysis has unnerved and unstrung the whole system and yet the mind has remained uninjured.

His chagrin, his wounded self-love, his mortification at the unexpected turn of affairs unnerved him.

By the time the enemy had reached our camps many regiments had become partially formed, but they were all unnerved by the shock.


On this page you'll find 435 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unnerved, such as: weakened, shaken, and sad.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.