- v cause to lose one's nerve
an unmanning experience
- Sample unthoughts about her unman: "The noise he made when he swallowed; his smelly feet!" Obviously, such a fellow as Tom deserves to be cuckolded.
- But the prestige of Victoria grew and grew, nor were her prerogatives trifling: she could disband the army, unman the navy, set free all prisoners, make every British citizen a peer.
- Ted, on the other hand, essentially takes the girl role on Mother-- listening to his biological clock, trying to find a woman willing to commit -- yet the show doesn't unman him .