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undeserving Line breaks: un|deserv¦ing
Pronunciation: /ʌndɪˈzəːvɪŋ/

Definition of undeserving in English:


Not deserving or worthy of something positive, especially help or praise: the applicant is undeserving of assistance the undeserving poor
More example sentences
  • I'm not interested in whether or not they are married, or whether they are the deserving or undeserving poor.
  • We must not blame the poor nor place them in categories of deserving or undeserving.
  • I guess that there has to be some sort of finality; the awards will be back next year, complete with deserving and undeserving winners.



Example sentences
  • So unless we notice that a player has been omitted undeservingly, we cannot say anything.
  • I think he will win the title undeservingly and probably be champ for a little while.

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