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- n. The characteristic of being nerveless; cowardliness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being nerveless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A nerveless state; lack of vigor; weakness; imbecility.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fearless self-possession in the face of danger
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Harry Reid issued a statement of consummate nervelessness.
[N] o medicines produced any effect, and he sank into a state of nervelessness and emaciation shocking to witness.
His nervelessness left him to be replaced by a mad and continual eagerness for action.
I felt a nervelessness and inability to speak or move, which for the time wholly awed me.
The abandonment of the inconsiderate scheme, initiated in obedience to a religious agitation and far too daring for a statesman of Lord Salisbury's nervelessness, having drawn Italy into such difficulties as the result of her obedience to his call, the least that Crispi could expect was that he would be supported by all the moral if not by the military power of England, whose influence in Abyssinia was very great.
With a different voice the words of the song would have sent me out of hearing; now I stood rooted to the spot, as the notes floated out past me to the nervelessness of the Indian Ocean, every one of them a commandment from behind the curtain of a sanctuary.
"Slow," he muttered, and a strange fit of nervelessness came over him.
But her gifts and attainments were not great enough to take her impersonations out of the rut of conventionality, nor to save her singing from the charge of nervelessness and monotony of color.
He believes it to be mere nervelessness, indolence.
Was the enthusiasm and rush of a large popular assembly necessary to overcome the interested opposition of the court and the weak nervelessness of the monarch?
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