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unworthy

adjective /ʌnˈwɜː.ði/  us /-ˈwɝː-/

unworthy adjective (not deserving)

not deserving respect, admiration, or support: I put all unworthy thoughts out of my mind.unworthy of consideration, attention, etc. not deserving to be considered, given attention, etc.: The theory was unworthy of serious attention.

unworthy adjective (not suitable)

formal not suitable for or characteristic of something: a practice unworthy of a democracy
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