Definition of nerveless in English:

nerveless

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Pronunciation: /ˈnəːvlɪs
 
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adjective

  • 1Lacking vigour or feeling: the knife dropped from Grant’s nerveless fingers
    More example sentences
    • It is bad to drop the dumbbell from your sweaty nerveless fingers when you put it away.
    • ‘That is a picture of my wife, Vana, and our twin sons Rog and Hal taken just two days before they were murdered,’ he said quietly, taking the picture from her nerveless fingers.
    • The sword dropped from her nerveless fingers as she slumped forward, trying to stay conscious, using the last of her rapidly-fading strength to lift one hand to the hilt of the dagger at her belt, pulling it free.
    Synonyms
    inert, lifeless, lacking feeling; weak, powerless, feeble
  • 3 Anatomy & Biology Lacking nerves or nervures.

Derivatives

nervelessly

adverb
More example sentences
  • My fingers fall nervelessly from the keyboard.
  • He struck it nervelessly and that was it, Europe ended the day in control.
  • It seemed hardly the face of a man alive, with such a deathlike hue; it was hardly a man with life in him that tottered on his path so nervelessly, yet tottered, and did not fall!

nervelessness

noun
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  • The Christian mind has succumbed to the secular drift with a degree of weakness and nervelessness unmatched in Christian history.
  • That this has so widely happened in our day is at least part of the reason for current cynicism and nervelessness in the effort to secure peace and justice in human relations.
  • She adored Louise, but somehow at this crisis she could not help feeling impatient with the other woman's nervelessness and that devastating inertia.

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