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unnerve

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunnerveun‧nerve /ʌnˈnɜːv $ -ɜːrv/ verb [transitive]  NERVOUSto upset or frighten someone so that they lose their confidence or their ability to think clearly He was unnerved by the way Sylvia kept staring at him.unnerving adjective an unnerving experience→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
unnerveThe interviewer was unnerved and changed the subject quickly.Anna was unnerved by the attention that came her way after the Union-Tribune told her story four years ago.Moore had been extremely unnerved by the FBI's visit.He was both eager to adopt the right stance and unnerved by the strangeness of it.If your organization is slap-happy it will unnerve candidates and may make them think twice before accepting a job with you.Peggy's strange smile unnerved me slightly.The daily news stories of the worsening economy unnerved the nation.They were designed to unnerve you, to make you start jabbering indiscreetly.unnerving experienceEven with a few days' rehearsal it was an unnerving experience.We've all had the unnerving experience of something going wrong when thirty people are sitting waiting for us to start.
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Verb table
unnerve
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyunnerve
he, she, itunnerves
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyunnerved
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave unnerved
he, she, ithas unnerved
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad unnerved
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill unnerve
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have unnerved
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam unnerving
he, she, itis unnerving
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you, we, theyare unnerving
Past
I, he, she, itwas unnerving
you, we, theywere unnerving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been unnerving
he, she, ithas been unnerving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been unnerving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be unnerving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been unnerving
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