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un·nerve

 (ŭn-nûrv′)
tr.v. un·nerved, un·nerv·ing, un·nerves
To cause to lose courage or firmness of purpose: "It unnerved him to think that she would be at the supper-table, looking up at him while he spoke with her critical quizzing eyes" (James Joyce).

un·nerv′ing·ly adv.

unnervingly

(ʌnˈnɜːvɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a manner that makes one feel worried or uncomfortable
Translations

unnervingly

[ˈʌnˈnɜːvɪŋlɪ] ADV unnervingly quiet/calmde una frialdad/calma desconcertante
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