Definition of 'unworthy'
Example sentences containing 'unworthy'
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They are publicly branded with the degrading suspicion of being utterly unworthy of the name of citizens, and their business arrangements interrupted without warning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Otherwise you could end up feeling unworthy of the love of a decent man. The Sun (2016)How they look has been deemed unworthy of comment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The unworthy thought occurred to me that this great actor might be bored. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)You may feel unworthy of the attention and help people offer you. Coping with Angina (1990)Not to come because you feel unworthy is a denial of the gospel. Christianity Today (2000)You frequently feel unloved and unworthy. The Sun (2012)Naturally such a person was unworthy of any serious study, especially anything to do with politics or power. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They found that they belong on this stage, three weeks after they were deemed unworthy of such lofty company. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But neither shall any unworthy person covet after it, where none is permitted to be but he who is worthy. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)I renounce all such unworthy thoughts. A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT: The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal (2002)I feel unworthy of her friendship. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The governing body reviewed scenes involving the pair that were captured in a video, but have deemed their actions unworthy of sanction. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This can be a problem if you have a tendency to worry a lot about putting people out, or feel unworthy of favours. Coping with Bulimia (1987)I suppose there's a part of me that feels unworthy of happiness and love. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These people have often had a difficult childhood, lack self-esteem and feel unworthy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The unworthy thought often strikes me, with his work, that little of it is actually necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He manages to solve the era's arms race in ten seconds flat, but then deems us unworthy of our planet. The Sun (2016)That was the one point when I wondered if he used plants, only to dismiss the thought as unworthy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'unworthy'
British English: unworthy ADJECTIVE
If a person or thing is unworthy of something good, they do not deserve it.
You may feel unworthy of the attention and help people offer you.
Definition of unworthy from the Collins English Dictionary
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