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Meaning of NERVELESS

Pronunciation:  'nurvlis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  lacking strength; "a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
 

NERVELESS is a 9 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: composed, cool, coolheaded, feeble, powerless, weak
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nerve"less\, a.
1. Destitute of nerves.

2. Destitute of strength or of courage; wanting vigor; weak;
   powerless.

         A kingless people for a nerveless state. --Byron.

         Awaking, all nerveless, from an ugly dream.
                                               --Hawthorne.

 
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