undeserving


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undeserving

(ˌʌndɪˈzɜːvɪŋ)
adj
not having earned or merited any reward or disadvantage
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undeserving - not deservingundeserving - not deserving; "the undeserving poor"
unworthy - lacking in value or merit; "dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy"; "unworthy of forgiveness"
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undeserving

[ˈʌndɪˈzɜːvɪŋ] ADJ [person] → de poco mérito; [cause] → poco meritorio
to be undeserving of sthno ser digno de algo, no merecer algo

undeserving

adj person, causeunwürdig; the undeserving poordie Armen, die es nicht besser verdienen; to be undeserving of something (form)einer Sache (gen)unwürdig sein (form)

undeserving

[ˌʌndɪˈzɜːvɪŋ] adj to be undeserving ofnon meritare, non essere degno/a di
References in classic literature ?
The family agreed in considering this unhappy person as undeserving of notice or benefit.
No, Miss Manette; all through it, I have known myself to be quite undeserving.
Well, he is a very undeserving young man-- and I do not suppose there's the least chance in the world of her ever getting him now.
He said, it was not from a motive of vain curiosity he had inquired, but in order to punish the fellow; at least, that he might not ignorantly confer favours on the undeserving.
It can't be denied that undeserving people have been legatees, and even residuary legatees.
I should be undeserving of the confidence you have honoured me with, if I felt no desire for its continuance, or no farther curiosity on its subject.
Our sorrows were not heightened by the consciousness of undeserving.
Gentlemen," resumed the orator, "I repeat that the distance between the earth and her satellite is a mere trifle, and undeserving of serious consideration.
When the girls named him, an undeserving stigma was cast upon the noble family of swine.
As a general principle and abstract proposition, Miggs held the male sex to be utterly contemptible and unworthy of notice; to be fickle, false, base, sottish, inclined to perjury, and wholly undeserving.
Now you know we're obliged to put people into those houses to take care of 'em--very often undeserving people that we can't depend upon.
We are confirmed in this belief by a little circumstance, apparently slight and trivial in itself, but when considered in this point of view, not undeserving of notice.