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un·nerv·ing

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  1. formidable, redoubtable, unnervingadjective

    inspiring fear

    "the formidable prospect of major surgery"; "a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston; "something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall"

    Synonyms:
    redoubtable, formidable

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

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  1. List of paraphrases for "unnerving":

    disconcerting, annoying, screwed-up, disturbing

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#9416annoying
#13075disturbing
#22561formidable
#57101disconcerting
#71817unnerving
#151453redoubtable

How to use unnerving in a sentence?

  1. Bryden Teich:

    I think everyone thinks it's going to work its way out, but at the same time, it's a little bit unnerving what's going on over there and the lack of control that they seem to have on the situation.

  2. Abdullah Karasu:

    But I doubt it's finished ... This silence is ominous. It's almost as unnerving as the rockets landing.

  3. Kim Wyman:

    The precedence of this is just unnerving for election officials across the country, and it should alarm every American in the country.

  4. Joyce Stranger:

    I love cats. I love their grace and their elegance. I love their independence and their arrogance, and the way they lie and look at you, summing you up, surely to your detriment, with that unnerving, unwinking, appraising stare.

  5. Phil Mickelson:

    It’s an incredible experience. I’ve never had something like that, it was a little bit unnerving, but it was exceptionally awesome, too.


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