nerveless


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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 ?
The latter seized the nerveless arm of the unresisting Delaware, and passed his knife into his bosom three several times, before his victim, still keeping his gaze riveted on his enemy, with a look of inextinguishable scorn, feel dead at his feet.
With a chill despondency, like one awakening, all nerveless, from an ugly dream, he yielded himself to the physician, and was led away.
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.
With streaming face and an expression of agony, Linton had thrown his nerveless frame along the ground: he seemed convulsed with exquisite terror.
It is in vain it is in vain I am alike nerveless and weaponless
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.
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.
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.
As soon as the nerveless pause of her surprise would allow her to stir, her impulse was to pass on out of his sight.
After he had thrown himself for a few minutes to and fro convulsively on his bed, his nerveless arms fell quietly down; his head lay languidly on his pillow; his limbs, exhausted with excessive emotion, still trembled occasionally, agitated by muscular contractions; while from his breast faint and infrequent sighs still issued.