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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.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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.
Mrs. Carter was altogether unnerved by the suddenness of the calamity, so that she was not allowed in her husband's room.
The admiral saw by his pale face that he was completely unnerved, and at once took him into his cabin.
Tell me, I entreat you; for Sir Wycherly and my father are both unnerved!
THE TWO ADMIRALSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
But we did know—and the knowledge left us trembling and unnerved.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
But the memory of the sound the ball had made when it had whistled by his ears had unnerved him.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON

WORDS RELATED TO UNNERVED

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obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION