indign

adjective
in·​dign | \ in-ˈdīn How to pronounce indign (audio) \

Definition of indign

1 archaic : unworthy, undeserving
2 obsolete : unbecoming, disgraceful

First Known Use of indign

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for indign

Middle English indigne, from Anglo-French, from Latin indignus

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The first known use of indign was in the 14th century

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“Indign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indign. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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