unworthy


un·wor·thy

adjective \ˌən-ˈwər-thē\

: not good enough to deserve something or someone : not worthy

: not appropriate or acceptable for a good or respected person

Full Definition of UNWORTHY

1
a :  lacking in excellence or value :  poor, worthless
b :  base, dishonorable
2
:  not meritorious :  undeserving <unworthy of attention>
3
:  not deserved :  unmerited <unworthy treatment>
4
:  inappropriate to one's condition or station <actions unworthy of a gentleman>
un·wor·thi·ly \-thə-lē\ adverb
un·wor·thi·ness \-thē-nəs\ noun

First Known Use of UNWORTHY

13th century

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