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UNWORTHY, adjective

1. Not deserving; followed by of. As sinners, were are utterly unworthy of the divine favor.

2. Not deserving; wanting merit. Receive your unworthy son into favor. One great evil of government is that unworthy men are elected or appointed to fill important offices.

3. Unbecoming; vile; base; as unworthy usage or treatment.

4. Not suitable; inadequate. This opinion is unworthy of its author.