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Another word for unnerve

  1. To lessen or deplete the nerve, energy, or strength of

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Another word for unnerve

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  • Unman implies a loss of manly courage, fortitude, or spirit he was so unmanned by the news that he broke into tears
  • Enervate implies a gradual loss of strength or vitality, as because of climate, indolence, etc. enervating heat
  • Unnerve implies a causing to lose courage or self-control as by shocking, dismaying, etc. the screams unnerved her