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to lessen or deplete the nerve, energy, or strength of

Synonyms for unnerve

disturb the composure of

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Unnervingly honest in it's presentation of how desperate some adolescent's lives can be and how they survive, this story is presented in and unusual manner which is both witty and clever.
He may be out of contention following knee surgery but that has not stopped American basketball player Dwyane Wade from rushing in to defend his team-mates following criticism of their patchy performance so far, especially an unnervingly close 99-94 win over Lithuania.
This scene is unnervingly similar to the real-world shooting in Aurora.
Now the move is almost complete, the building is silent and the lifts come unnervingly fast, the BBC website reported.
Closer inspection of the unnervingly lifelike visage with its tightly shut eyes floating in its watery cocoon shows it does bear an uncanny resemblance to Andy, however, even down to the detail of the facial hair.
A turn by their second singer sounded unnervingly like Dennis Wilson, which was great.
What is striking is the feeling that Soto's earlier work is unnervingly current.
It is a book which is likely to bring smiles to many 6 and up to 10-year-olds' faces--as long as these readers are able to cope with the unnervingly comic conclusion.
However, on reading the Penhall version it quickly becomes apparent that the desperate, post-apocalyptic emptiness of the original is unnervingly preserved whilst the sparse beauty of the dialogue does provide an uncluttered, ready-made script.
According to the investigative report, this pledge was unnervingly created by Foxconn because it felt employees were killing themselves to provide generous compensatory settlements for their families - it had to stop them from saving their families from beyond the grave.
Capped on either end with said balls (like the legs of a walker), the rod stood unnervingly erect, held in place between floor and ceiling by tension alone.
Terrifyingly, he is only one of a number [exact figure unknown] of students who are missing and presumably all being held hostage by person or persons unknown, for reasons unknown, inside that same building, a fortress-like structure unnervingly referred to as a tomb.
There's no end to war in Charles Todd's unnervingly beautiful historical novels, only the enduring legacy of suffering inherited by those who survive and remember.
San Jose State have lost nine games against ranked opponents and the handicap line looks unnervingly small at seven points.
Finally, Robert Fulford, always an astute observer of the big picture (and the hidden ones), observes that the museum is also a place that looks back at us - with an unnervingly judgemental gaze that we ignore at our peril.