Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To cause to lose courage or firmness of purpose.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; weaken; enfeeble; hence, to deprive of power or authority, as a government.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble.
  • verb To upset.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb disturb the composure of

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Examples

  • New equity targets would not be introduced when the charter was revised by the end of June because they would "unnerve" investors and companies yet to attain that level, Nogxina said.

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  • New equity targets would not be introduced when the charter was revised by the end of June because they would "unnerve" investors and companies yet to attain that level, Nogxina said.

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  • New equity targets would not be introduced when the charter was revised by the end of June because they would "unnerve" investors and companies yet to attain that level, Nogxina said.

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  • With respect to the financial guidance, now you've given a lot of guidelines but again you haven't reinstated your formal financial guidance and given two good quarters really you've had are you still seeing some things out there that kind of unnerve you a little bit as far as giving formal financial guidance to the Street?

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  • New equity targets would not be introduced when the charter was revised by the end of June because they would "unnerve" investors and companies yet to attain that level, Nogxina said.

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  • New equity targets would not be introduced when the charter was revised by the end of June because they would "unnerve" investors and companies yet to attain that level, Nogxina said.

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  • The militants, he said, spoke of carrying out the attack to "unnerve" the government.

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  • Duché prayed for the success of the independence effort, that God would 'unnerve' the hands of British soldiers and concluded with the words, 'All this we ask in the name and through the merits of Jesus Christ, thy Son and our Savior.'"

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  • Duché prayed for the success of the independence effort, that God would 'unnerve' the hands of British soldiers and concluded with the words, 'All this we ask in the name and through the merits of Jesus Christ, thy Son and our Savior.'"

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  • Duché prayed for the success of the independence effort, that God would 'unnerve' the hands of British soldiers and concluded with the words, 'All this we ask in the name and through the merits of Jesus Christ, thy Son and our Savior.'"

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