- Undeservedly; in a way that is not warranted.
- The speaker unduly criticized his opponent and later apologized for this.
- 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 8, in The China Governess:
- It was a casual sneer, obviously one of a long line. There was hatred behind it, but of a quiet, chronic type, nothing new or unduly virulent, and he was taken aback by the flicker of amazed incredulity that passed over the younger man's ravaged face.
undeservedly; in a way that is not warranted