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  1. unworthilyadverb

    in an unworthy manner


  1. unworthilyadverb

    In an unworthy manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unworthilyadverb

    Not according to desert; either above or below merit.

    I vow’d, base knight,
    To tear the garter from thy craven leg,
    Which I have done, because unworthily
    Thou wast installed. William Shakespeare, Hen. VI.

    Fearing lest my jealous aim might err,
    And so unworthily disgrace the man,
    I gave him gentle looks. William Shakespeare.

    If we look upon the Odyssey as all a fiction, we consider it unworthily. It ought to be read as a story founded upon truth, adorned with embellishments of poetry. William Broome.


  1. unworthily

    Unworthily is an adverb that is used to describe an action or behavior that is undeserving, not suitable, or lacking in value or merit. It indicates that something is performed in a way that isn't appropriate or justified, often suggesting a lack of respect, consideration, or dignified handling of a situation or person.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unworthily in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unworthily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    A rumpus
    B famish
    C abash
    D abase

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