What is another word for unnerved?

444 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ʌnnˈɜːvd], [ ʌnnˈɜːvd], [ ʌ_n_n_ˈɜː_v_d]

The word "unnerved" can be replaced with various synonyms, including "unsettled," "disconcerted," "rattled," "shaken," "disturbed," "perturbed," "flustered," and "dismayed." Each of these synonyms conveys a sense of discomfort or unease, often caused by a stressful or unsettling experience or situation. These words can be used interchangeably, although certain nuances may differentiate them. For example, "unsettled" may suggest a feeling of ambiguity or uncertainly, while "rattled" may imply a deeper level of agitation or anxiety. Using synonyms for "unnerved" can add variety and depth to writing, providing more precise and evocative language to convey character emotions and experiences.

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What are the hypernyms for Unnerved?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for unnerved?

The word unnerved refers to the state of being shaken or unsettled. Its antonyms include words such as composed, calm, collected, self-assured, reassured, and confident. Unnerved implies a sense of fear or anxiety, which these antonyms alleviate. Composed implies a sense of calmness and tranquility. Calm suggests steady, controlled emotions in the face of adversity. Collected implies a sense of emotional control and composure. Self-assured suggests a strong sense of confidence in oneself. Reassured implies a sense of comfort and relief after being assuaged of one's fears. And finally, confident suggests a sense of self-assurance and trust in one's abilities.

What are the antonyms for Unnerved?

Usage examples for Unnerved

The forlorn picture she made, lying there with her face buried in a pink-and-blue cushion, and with her shoulders shaking with sobs, almost made him retreat, quite unnerved.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
Jack was being drawn toward the horrible beak and the sight nearly unnerved Dick.
"The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island"
Cyril Burleigh
Clive did repeat it, and with such defiant courage that his adversary was unnerved.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr

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