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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “unnerve”

unnerve

verb [T]
 
 
/ʌnˈnɜːv/ US  /-ˈnɝːv/
to make someone feel less confident and slightly frightened
使紧张;使缺乏信心;使恐惧
I think it unnerved me to be interviewed by so many people.
这么多人来面试我,让我心里很没底。
Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
unnerving
 
 
/ʌnˈnɜː.vɪŋ/ US  /-ˈnɝː-/ adjective
Meeting a twin brother I didn't know I had was an unnerving experience.
跟一个我以前根本不知道的孪生兄弟见面让我有些紧张。
Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
unnervingly
 
 
/ʌnˈnɜː.vɪŋ.li/ US  /-ˈnɝː-/ adverb
Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of unnerve from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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