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undeserved

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Pronunciation: /ʌndɪˈzəːvd
 
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Definition of undeserved in English:

adjective

Not warranted, merited, or earned: an undeserved term of imprisonment
More example sentences
  • You could argue that such a destiny is unfair, unjust, undeserved, and maybe that's so, but such an argument is irrelevant.
  • I think they've got an undeserved reputation, and I think it's a shame to see what's happening with them.
  • Like many unprolific authors he has acquired an undeserved reputation for brevity.

Derivatives

undeservedly

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adverb
Example sentences
  • Words cannot express what I today have undeservedly suffered.
  • I'm a forty-one-year old metropolitan male, blissfully and undeservedly attached to a very charming woman, but I can well remember what it is like to be a thirty something single male.
  • For the last four weeks we've got knocked from pillar to post, and undeservedly at times.

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