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Definition 1: the quality or state of lacking merit or value - [noun denoting attribute]

(unworthiness is a kind of ...) that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency

"take the bad with the good"

(... is a kind of unworthiness ) unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values

(... is a kind of unworthiness ) unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor

Definition 2: the quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where unworthiness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he retracted nothing that he had said about the inappropriateness of either a corporeal God or a God who is a person
  • his praise released from her loud protestations of her unworthiness

Synonyms for unworthiness in the sense of this definition

(unworthiness is a kind of ...) the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose

(... is a kind of unworthiness ) inappropriateness

"greater inaptness of expression would be hard to imagine"

(... is a kind of unworthiness ) inappropriate and unpleasing manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)

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