2016年9月25日 星期日

unnerve, bid adieu to, solidarity



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In the political realm, however, Mr Wang’s supporters point to changes which, they say, are distinctive. One concerns the role of trade unions, a rather sensitive area for a party that is still unnerved by the role that Solidarity團結工聯 played in Poland in the 1980s to bring down Communist power.

unnerve

(ŭn-nûrv') pronunciation
tr.v., -nerved, -nerv·ing, -nerves.
  1. To deprive of fortitude, strength, or firmness of purpose.
  2. To make nervous or upset.
[WITH OBJECT]
Make (someone) lose courage or confidence:(as adjective unnervingan unnerving experience
unnervingly un·nerv'ing·ly adv.

Definition of unnerve
verb


[with object]
  • make (someone) lose courage or confidence:the bleakness of his gaze unnerved her (as adjective unnerving)an unnerving experience





Derivatives


unnervingly

adverb

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