unworthy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “unworthy” in the English Dictionary

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/ʌnˈwɜː.ði/  us /-ˈwɝː-/

unworthy adjective (not deserving)

not ​deservingrespect, ​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 ​seriousattention.

unworthy adjective (not suitable)

formal not ​suitable for or ​characteristic of something: a ​practice unworthy of a ​democracy
(Definition of unworthy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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