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nerveless

[nurv-lis] /ˈnɜrv lɪs/
adjective
1.
without nervousness, as in emergencies; calm; collected.
2.
lacking strength or vigor; feeble; weak.
3.
lacking firmness or courage; spiritless; cowardly.
4.
Anatomy, Botany. having no nerves.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; nerve + -less
Related forms
nervelessly, adverb
nervelessness, noun
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  • By morning the dog arm has become a nerveless club that doesn't come around until noon.
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nerveless

/ˈnɜːvlɪs/
adjective
1.
calm and collected
2.
listless or feeble
Derived Forms
nervelessly, adverb
nervelessness, noun
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