[syn: feeble, nerveless]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
nerveless \nerve"less\ (n[~e]rv"l[e^]s), a.
1. Destitute of nerves.
2. Destitute of strength or of courage; wanting vigor; weak;
A kingless people for a nerveless state. --Byron.
Awaking, all nerveless, from an ugly dream.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: 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" [syn: cool,
2: lacking strength; "a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy
and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne [syn: feeble,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
77 Moby Thesaurus words for "nerveless":
anemic, asthenic, bloodless, calm, castrated, chicken, coolheaded,
cowardly, debilitated, demasculinized, devitalized, drooping,
droopy, dull, effeminized, effete, emasculate, emasculated,
enervated, etiolated, eunuchized, faint, faintish, feeble, flabby,
flaccid, floppy, gelded, gone, gutless, imbecile, impotent,
inexcitable, languid, languorous, limber, limp, listless, lustless,
marrowless, pithless, pooped, powerless, relaxed, rock-steady,
rubbery, sapless, sinewless, slack, soft, spineless, steady,
steady-handed, steady-nerved, steel-nerved, strengthless,
strong-nerved, unblenching, unblinking, unfaltering, unflinching,
unhardened, unmanned, unnerved, unnervous, unquivering, unsexed,
unshaken, unshaky, unshrinking, unstrained, unstrung, untremulous,
unwavering, weak, weakly, without a tremor