undeserving

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un- +‎ deserving

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undeserving (comparative more undeserving, superlative most undeserving)

  1. Considered unworthy of reward.
    the undeserving poor
    • 1912, George Bernard Shaw, “Act I”, in Pygmalion:
      If there's anything going, and I put in for a bit of it, it's always the same story: "You're undeserving; so you can't have it."

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