Definition of 'undeserving'
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Are there now the deserving and the undeserving in war?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The first sought to distinguish between "deserving" and "undeserving" poor.Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)
The deserving poor do not like the undeserving poor.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Whether that is good or bad news for you depends on whether you are branded a deserving or undeserving taxpayer.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
All the rich seem undeserving now.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Politics is about balancing competing interests, not deciding between deserving and undeserving causes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Welcome back, the deserving and undeserving poor.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The idea that it is Victorian to distinguish between deserving and undeserving recipients of assistance is ridiculous.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The distinction between the deserving and the undeserving poor is a luxury of the comfortably well-off.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It is all about the deserving and the undeserving, whether rich or poor.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It is the difference between the top and the bottom in the public sector that seems to trigger anger about the undeserving rich.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The crowds on the streets of Athens protesting against the austerity measures comprise the deserving and undeserving alike.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I think there is something in the idea of the deserving and undeserving rich we should explore further.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The squeezed middle classes want to see the army of benefit claimants reduced, the poor divided into the deserving and undeserving.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There were other terms for the divide then; the respectable and the rough working class, or the deserving and undeserving poor.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
Not only does the Government make a distinction between deserving and undeserving departments, it also has a hierarchy of public sector employees.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
But, as we went off to our respective meetings, we felt cheered by service that had not made us feel poor and undeserving of such things.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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