Definition of unworthy
unworthilyplay \ˌən-ˈwər-thə-lē\ adverb
unworthinessplay \ˌən-ˈwər-thē-nəs\ noun
First Known Use of unworthy
UNWORTHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unworthy for English Language Learners
: not good enough to deserve something or someone : not worthy
: not appropriate or acceptable for a good or respected person
UNWORTHY Defined for Kids
Definition of unworthy for Students
1 : not deserving someone or something He's unworthy of such praise.
2 : not appropriate for a particular kind of person or thing That behavior is unworthy of you.
Legal Definition of unworthy
: not meritorious; specifically in the civil law of Louisiana : being or relating to an heir who is deprived of the right to inherit from a person because of a failure in a duty towards the person
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