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1. unnerving

adjective. ['əˈnɝːvɪŋ'] inspiring fear.

Synonyms

  • redoubtable
  • formidable

Antonyms

  • disreputable
  • unimpressive
  • alarm

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Words that Rhyme with Unnerving

  • undeserving
  • unswerving
  • preserving
  • conserving
  • reserving
  • observing
  • deserving
  • serving
  • curving
  • irving

Example sentences of the word unnerving


1. Adjective
Talking to strangers can be unnerving, but try to hide your nerves as best you can.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
While spiders may not harm you, you may find the presence of these arthropods unnerving.

Quotes containing the word unnerving


1. Will this be in the examination, Mr Hecker?"was the limit of my students' interest in any given subject. If it was going to be in the test they took notes, if it was not going to be in the test they did not take notes. Their silent, depthless stares were unnerving. I told myself that they were not stupid - for how could the final attainment of thousands of years of human progress be stupid?
- Tod Wodicka, All Shall Be Well; And All Shall Be Well; And All Manner of Things Shall Be Well

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