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unmeriting

[ uhn-mer-i-ting ]
/ ʌnˈmɛr ɪ tɪŋ /
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adjective
not meriting; unearned; undeserving.
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Origin of unmeriting

First recorded in 1585–95; un-1 + merit + -ing2
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