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nerve·less

 (nûrv′lĭs)
adj.
1. Lacking strength or energy; spiritless; weak.
2. Lacking courage; cowardly.
3. Calm and controlled in trying circumstances; cool.

nerve′less·ly adv.
nerve′less·ness n.

nerveless

(ˈnɜːvlɪs)
adj
1. calm and collected
2. listless or feeble
ˈnervelessly adv
ˈnervelessness n

nerve•less

(ˈnɜrv lɪs)

adj.
1. without nervousness; calm.
2. lacking strength or vigor; weak.
nerve′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nerveless - marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional; "play it cool"; "keep cool"; "stayed coolheaded in the crisis"; "the most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament"
composed - serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time"
2.nerveless - lacking strength; "a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
powerless - lacking power

nerveless

adjective
1. fearless, cool, collected, calm, brave, daring, composed, courageous, controlled, gutsy (slang), plucky, impassive, unafraid, unemotional, self-possessed, imperturbable He's a nerveless player - that's how he won the Open.
2. powerless, weak, feeble, debilitated, lifeless, enervated The phone dropped from his nerveless fingers.
Translations

nerveless

[ˈnɜːvlɪs] ADJ (fig) [grasp] → flojo; [person] → enervado, débil, soso

nerveless

adj
(= without nerves)ohne Nerven; plantohne Adern or Nerven
(= confident) persongelassen, seelenruhig

nerveless

[ˈnɜːvlɪs] adj (without strength) → privo/a di forza; (calm) → che ha sangue freddo
References in classic literature ?
Something told me 't if I didn't come back and get --" He shuddered; then waved his nerveless hand with a vanquished gesture and said, "Tell 'em, Joe, tell 'em -- it ain't any use any more.
And yet--the men in the trained-animal game acknowledged him the nerviest and most nerveless of the profession.
The fundamental principle on which it rests, that the empire is a community of sovereigns, that the diet is a representation of sovereigns and that the laws are addressed to sovereigns, renders the empire a nerveless body, incapable of regulating its own members, insecure against external dangers, and agitated with unceasing fermentations in its own bowels.
She was really in a nerveless and prostrate condition, with black circles round her eyes, pale even to her lips, and with an instinctive trembling which she was quite unable to repress.
Then the bottle slid from his nerveless fingers to the floor, and the liquor oozed away in a little brown stream; even Trent dropped his pack of cards and sprang up startled.
And the effect of the other's amazing exhibitions was to make him retreat more deeply within himself and wrap himself more thickly than ever in the nerveless, stoical calm of his race.
A human head dropped from his nerveless grasp on the floor, and rolled to Henry's feet.
Then he stooped and snatched the zebra's tail from the nerveless fingers of the unconscious man and without a backward glance retraced his footsteps across the village.
With a chill despondency, like one awakening, all nerveless, from an ugly dream, he yielded himself to the physician, and was led away.
First came an old man and women, like chief mourners at a funeral, attired from head to foot in the deepest black, all but their pale features and hoary hair; he leaning on a staff, and supporting her decrepit form with his nerveless arm.
The crowd had withdrawn from the man, giving him sufficient room to roll over, in evident pain, while they yet stood gazing at him, with that indefinable feeling of curiosity and nerveless sympathy, which characterises man when not called on to act, by emulation, vanity, or the practice of well-doing.
Buckingham, feeling his right arm paralyzed, stretched out his left, seized his sword, which was about falling from his nerveless grasp, and before De Wardes could resume his guard, he thrust him through the breast.