unmerited

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adjective un·mer·it·ed \ˌən-ˈmer-ə-təd, -ˈme-rə-\

Definition of unmerited

  1. :  not adequately earned or deserved :  not merited an unmerited award unmerited insults unmerited criticism/praise

1581

First Known Use of unmerited

1581


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