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 for nerveless
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  nerveless \nerve"less\ (n[~e]rv"l[e^]s), a.
     1. Destitute of nerves.
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     2. Destitute of strength or of courage; wanting vigor; weak;
        powerless.
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              A kingless people for a nerveless state. --Byron.
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              Awaking, all nerveless, from an ugly dream.
                                                    --Hawthorne.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nerveless
      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,
             coolheaded, nerveless]
      2: lacking strength; "a weak, nerveless fool, devoid of energy
         and promptitude"- Nathaniel Hawthorne [syn: feeble,
         nerveless]

From 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
  
  

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