What does unworthy mean?

Definitions for unworthyʌnˈwɜr ði

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unworthy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unworthy(adj)

    lacking in value or merit

    "dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy"; "unworthy of forgiveness"

  2. undeserving, unworthy(adj)

    not deserving

    "the undeserving poor"

  3. despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched(adj)

    morally reprehensible

    "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"


  1. unworthy(Adjective)

    Not worthy; lacking value or merit; worthless.

  2. Origin: From unworthy, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unworthy(adj)

    not worthy; wanting merit, value, or fitness; undeserving; worthless; unbecoming; -- often with of

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unworthy

    un-wur′thi, adj. not worthy: worthless: unbecoming.—n. Unworth (-worth′), unworthiness.—adv. Unwor′thily, in an unworthy manner: without due regard to worth or merit.—n. Unwor′thiness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unworthy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unworthy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Twain:

    Never tell the truth to those unworthy of it....


    Taking pride in your own worthiness makes you unworthy!

  3. Alireza Salehi Nejad:

    A death without being a loss to anybody is the most unworthy death.

  4. Feltham:

    I never yet found pride in a noble nature nor humility in an unworthy mind.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    You lose your repute the moment when you compare yourself with unworthy people.

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