verb (used with object), un·nerved, un·nerv·ing.
Origin of unnerve
Examples from the Web for unnerved
Neither is unnerved by her apparent anger, nor do they see her as threatening.
U.S. officials are unnerved that they have not been able to pinpoint a specific target.Fears of Al Qaeda Affiliate’s Plot Behind U.S. Travel Alert|Daniel Klaidman|August 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was unnerved when he hired a grand master to tutor her in chess and, after a few months of lessons, she started beating Shaw.The Best Bits From the Secret Ava Gardner Conversations|Filipa Ioannou|July 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But some female fans are unnerved by the creepy lyrics and NSFW video from the blue-eyed soul singer.‘Blurred Lines,’ Robin Thicke’s Summer Anthem, Is Kind of Rapey|Tricia Romano|June 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The attention has unnerved Orsoni, who is reportedly driving an armored vehicle.Rampant Unsolved Murders Continue on Corsica, France’s “Isle of Beauty”|Tracy McNicoll|November 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The scenes in the garden and the wood came back into his mind and unnerved him.A Virgin Heart|Remy de Gourmont
It unnerved his resolution, and uncertainty and irresolution were terrific strains on a man of action and precision.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
She came out of it unnerved and exhausted, and terrified at herself.The Creators|May Sinclair
They gathered about him and looked down into a fissure at a sight which unnerved them all, scouts though they were.Tom Slade on the River|Percy K. Fitzhugh
Their prayers had unnerved him, had got into that corner of his nature where youth and its irresponsibility loitered yet.The Weavers, Complete|Gilbert Parker