Definitions for unworthiness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•wor•thyʌnˈwɜr ði(adj.)-thi•er, -thi•est

  1. (adj.)not worthy; lacking worth or excellence.

  2. beneath the dignity (usu. fol. by of):

    behavior unworthy of a leader.

  3. of a kind not worthy (often fol. by of).

  4. not of adequate merit or character.

  5. not commendable or creditable.

  6. not deserving.

  7. (n.)an unworthy person.

Origin of unworthy:

1200–50

un•wor′thi•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unworthiness(noun)

    the quality or state of lacking merit or value

  2. inappropriateness, unworthiness(noun)

    the quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting

    "he retracted nothing that he had said about the inappropriateness of either a corporeal God or a God who is a person"; "his praise released from her loud protestations of her unworthiness"

Wiktionary

  1. unworthiness(Noun)

    The characteristic of being unworthy.


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