not gained by merit or labor or service
"accepted the unearned rewards that came his ways as well as the unearned criticism"; "unearned income"; "an unearned run"
not earned; not gained by labor or service
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-ernd′, adj. not gained by labour.—Unearned increment (see Increment).
The numerical value of unearned in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of unearned in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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We protest against unjust criticism, but we accept unearned applause.
As a matter of general policy, de-radicalization programs are unproven and their usefulness is doubtful, if the judge reduces the sentence that they would have otherwise imposed in a terrorism case by relying on the hope that de-radicalization will work, that just gives an unearned reward based on an unproven theory to a serious offender.
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