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unworthy

[ uhn-wur-thee ]
/ 蕦n藞w蓽r 冒i /
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Definition of unworthy

adjective, un路wor路thi路er, un路wor路thi路est.
noun, plural un路wor路thies.
an unworthy person.
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Origin of unworthy

Middle English word dating back to 1200鈥50; see origin at un-1, worthy

OTHER WORDS FROM unworthy

un路wor路thi路ly, adverbun路wor路thi路ness, nounself-un路wor路thi路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unworthy

unworthy
/ (蕦n藞w蓽藧冒瑟) /

adjective
(often foll by of) not deserving or worthy
(often foll by of) beneath the level considered befitting (to)that remark is unworthy of you
lacking merit or value
(of treatment) not warranted or deserved

Derived forms of unworthy

unworthily, adverbunworthiness, noun
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