unworthy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (un-wûr'ē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -thi•er, -thi•est, -thies.
  1. not worthy; lacking worth or excellence.
  2. beneath the dignity (usually fol. by of&hasp;): behavior unworthy of a king.
  3. of a kind not worthy (often fol. by of&hasp;).
  4. not of adequate merit or character.
  5. not commendable or creditable.
  6. not deserving.
  1. an unworthy person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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