verb (used with object), un·nerved, un·nerv·ing.
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Even though the stock market rebounded somewhat in the ensuing days, the swiftness of the sharp decline left many investors unnerved.Robert Glauber, Harvard business professor and ranking Treasury official, dies at 81|Louie Estrada|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
Take for instance the recent protests in Lagos, which have left many in the tech scene unnerved.Konnichiwa, Africa: Japanese VCs Flood Continent Dominated by China|Charu Kasturi|December 22, 2020|Ozy
That helps explain why some investors, unnerved by the whiff of desperation surrounding the deal, reached for the ejection handle on Monday.Why shareholders had a severe adverse reaction to AstraZeneca’s Alexion deal|Jeremy Kahn|December 14, 2020|Fortune
Especially the raspberry rye cookies just sort of unnerve me.Which Food Publication Won the 2020 Holiday Cookie Bake-off?|Eater Staff|December 4, 2020|Eater
The previous wave of excitement over the path integral in the ’80s, driven by Hawking’s work, fizzled out in part because theorists were unnerved by the accumulation of approximations.
More likely, it would make noises or take steps to unnerve peace with Israel in the Sinai just to show us up.Leslie H. Gelb on the Democracy-Elections Trap in Egypt|Leslie H. Gelb|July 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yesterday, China Daily reported that the collapse of the boom on the crane “may unnerve some Chinese buyers.”Fleeing the Dangling ‘Boom of Doom’ Skyscraper Crane atop One57th|Michael Gross|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It did not reflect two decades of hostility and would unnerve our respective friends and publics.Winston Lord on Crafting the Shanghai Communique with Kissinger|Winston Lord|February 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And it could unnerve the establishment—including the powerful Army.
Part of her secret is her certitude, which is enough to unnerve most people.
By old rule, you ought not to look down in crossing such a place, lest the sight of the torrent whirling below should unnerve you.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
The groping darkness seemed to unnerve him more than anything else now—that and the awful stillness under his feet.Tom Slade with the Colors|Percy K. Fitzhugh
But the truth was, he acknowledged, settling back in the chair, that the situation was threatening to unnerve him completely.Gone Fishing|James H. Schmitz
The words almost unnerve John; he has a feeling that perhaps Heaven means to be kind and allow him the bliss he craves.Miss Caprice|St. George Rathborne
It staggered Ramsay and sent him reeling, but it did not unnerve him.The Spell of the White Sturgeon|James Arthur Kjelgaard