[ uhn-nur-ving ]
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  1. depriving a person of courage, strength, determination, or confidence; disconcerting: There's nothing easy about job hunting, but if asked to pinpoint the most unnerving part of the process, many would say it's interviewing.

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  • un·nerv·ing·ly, adverb

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