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Definition 1: lacking in value or merit - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy
  • unworthy of forgiveness

(unworthy is similar to ...) not deserving

"the undeserving poor"

(unworthy is similar to ...) not merited

"unmerited treatment of a potentially fine subject"

(unworthy is similar to ...) without merit

"protect...from unmeritorious criticism"

(means also ...) deserving of contempt or scorn

(means also ...) lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor

"dishonorable in thought and deed"

(means also ...) not righteous

"an unrighteous man" "an unrighteous law"

(means also ...) lacking in usefulness or value

"a worthless idler"

(... are attributes of unworthy) the quality or state of having merit or value

Definition 2: morally reprehensible - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • would do something as despicable as murder
  • ugly crimes
  • the vile development of slavery appalled them
  • a slimy little liar

Synonyms for unworthy in the sense of this definition

(unworthy is similar to ...) morally bad or wrong

"evil purposes" "an evil influence" "evil deeds"

Definition 3: not deserving - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the undeserving poor

Synonyms for unworthy in the sense of this definition

(unworthy is similar to ...) lacking in value or merit

"dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy" "unworthy of forgiveness"

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