Nervelessness \Nerve"less*ness\, n. The state of being nerveless. [1913 Webster]

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  • nervelessness — noun see nerveless …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • nervelessness — noun The characteristic of being nerveless; cowardliness …   Wiktionary

  • nervelessness — nÉœrvlɪsnɪs / nɜːv n. lack of nervousness, composure, calmness; feebleness, state of lacking strength, weakness; cowardliness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nervelessness — nerve·less·ness …   English syllables

  • nervelessness — noun fearless self possession in the face of danger • Syn: ↑coolness • Derivationally related forms: ↑nerveless, ↑cool (for: ↑coolness) • Hypernyms: ↑fearlessness …   Useful english dictionary

  • coolness — noun 1. calm and unruffled self assurance (Freq. 1) he performed with all the coolness of a veteran • Syn: ↑imperturbability, ↑imperturbableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑imperturbable (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nerveless — adjective Date: 1742 1. lacking strength or courage ; feeble 2. exhibiting control or balance ; poised, cool • nervelessly adverb • nervelessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • nerveless — nervelessly, adv. nervelessness, n. /nerrv lis/, adj. 1. without nervousness, as in emergencies; calm; collected. 2. lacking strength or vigor; feeble; weak. 3. lacking firmness or courage; spiritless; cowardly. 4. Anat., Bot. having no nerves.… …   Universalium

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