Etymology
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undeserved (adj.)

late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + past participle of deserve (v.). Related: Undeservedly.

updated on February 26, 2014

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Definitions of undeserved from WordNet

undeserved (adj.)
not deserved or earned;
has an undeserved reputation as a coward
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