What is another word for unnerves?

Pronunciation: [ʌnnˈɜːvz] (IPA)

Unnerves is a word that expresses the feeling of being disturbed, anxious, or worried. There are many synonyms for this word that convey similar emotions such as unsettle, perturb, agitate, fluster, disconcert, distress, disturb, rattle, and unnerve. Unsettle implies a feeling of being unstable or unsure, while perturbance conveys the idea of being confused or uncertain. Agitate and fluster suggest being emotionally agitated or overwhelmed. Disconcert and distress imply feelings of unease or being taken aback. Disturb and rattle can be used to mean feeling uneasy or upset. Unnerve is often interchangeable with all of these words and is a commonly used word for expressing feelings of being disturbed or anxious.

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

Usage examples for Unnerves

This unnerves me, Hastings.
"The Come Back"
Carolyn Wells
It fairly unnerves me to think of it, for it suggests a most alarming possibility."
"Marcy The Blockade Runner"
Harry Castlemon
It has been indeed a trying hour for the Republic, but I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country.
"The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life"
Charles Klein

Famous quotes with Unnerves

  • I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. . . . Corporations have been enthroned, an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money-power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until the wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.
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  • That beats any meat injection … that beats any fuckin cock in the world … Ali gasps, completely serious. It unnerves us tae the extent that ah feel ma ain genitals through ma troosers tae see if they're still thair.
    Irvine Welsh

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